- Lola Tanzer is the daughter of Salo (Szlama) Bratman and Hanna (Andzia) Herzlikowicz Bratman. Salo Bratman was born on July 22, 1917 (though some documents list it as March 1, 1918) to Jacob Bratman and Bejla (Bella) Szydlowski. He had two younger sister Hanka and Bronka, both of whom survived. After the war Bronka married Max Gufreund who had previously been married and had a son Yankel. Hanka married Tadek Fisch.
Hannah was the daughter of Dreizel Kodzidlo and Jakub Herszlikowicz. She was born on April 4, 1919 in Przedborz. She had three younger siblings: Rosza (Rose), Moniek (Morris) and Locia (Lola). Morris and Lola both perished in Treblinka, and Rosza survived. Salo and Hanna married before the war. They lived in Czestochowa and were incarcerated first in the ghetto and then in the HASAG-Pelcery camp. After the war they lived in the Lampertheim displaced persons camp. They immigrated to the United States on July 24, 1947 on board the Marine Flasher and settled in New York. They had three daughters Deidre (later Sach), Jacqueline (later Stone) and Lola (later Tanzer).