Obituaries

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ABRAMS, NANCY

(nee Jason), 83. Beloved wife of the late Richard. Loving mother of Rhonda (the late Craig) Cohen and the late Wendy Jacobs. Proud grandmother of Nicole (Ryan) Potter, Jordan (Megan) Jacobs; and Blake (Danielle) and Courtney Cohen. Dear great-grandmother of Kaitlyn, Lillian, Allison, Mallory, Dylan and Dylan. Memorials to the American Cancer Society or to the Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. Chicago Jewish Funerals.

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Posted: 6/22/2017 11:53:04 AM

BACHRACH, ZELDA

(nee Turovlin), 90. Beloved wife of the late Benjamin. Loving mother of David and Ric (Diane) Bachrach; and the late Diane (Rob) Lamm. Former mother-in-law of Judi Allen and Michele Bachrach. Proud grandmother of Lori Bachrach, Barbara (Russ) Nellans, Mindy (Todd) Ingersoll, Marcy (Dr. Josh) Frank, Deedee (Danny) Horowitz; and Scott and Daniel Bachrach. Cherished great-grandmother of Dina, Danielle, Andrew, Abby, Rebekkah, Brandon, Ryan and Jack. Dear sister of the late Bernard (the late Esther) Turovlin; and sister-in-law of Anne Kopech. Memorials to Temple Beth-El or to C.J.E. SeniorLife. Westlawn Cemetery Mausoleum Chapel. Chicago Jewish Funerals.

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Posted: 6/22/2017 11:52:27 AM

BARINHOLTZ, DAVID HOWARD

56. Devoted son of the late Sharon and Elliott. Loving brother of Elaine (Mitchell) Wexler and Lynda (David) Greenberg. Cherished uncle of Sarah and Jessica Wexler; and Elliott and Jaclyn Greenberg. Adored nephew of Iris (Everett) Natkin. Memorials to the National Alliance on Mental Illness Chicago or to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Shalom Memorial Park Cemetery. Shalom Memorial Funeral Home.

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Posted: 6/22/2017 11:51:52 AM

BENSDORF, JEAN ELLEN

88. Beloved wife of the late Walter. Loving mother of James (Jan) and Robert (Fredi). Proud grandmother of Naomi (Aaron) Frisch; and Ethan, Michael, and David Bensdorf. Great-grandmother of Elise. Dear sister of Jackie (Stanley) Steiner. Golden Giver member of the Jewish United Fund. Memorials to Lurie Childrens Hopsital. Rosehill Cemetery. Chicago Jewish Funerals. 

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Posted: 6/22/2017 11:51:14 AM

ESSENFELD, IRWIN

Beloved husband of Marcia (nee Zimmerman). Loving father of Idyth (Jay) Zimbler, Jane (Steve) Lux and Mark (Donna) Essenfeld. Cherished grandfather and great-grandfather. Temple B'nai Israel. Lincoln Memorial Park Cemetery. Mitzvah Memorial Funerals.

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Posted: 6/22/2017 11:50:36 AM

GANSER, HENRIETTA

(nee Yalowitz), 99. Beloved wife of the late Dr. Howard I. Loving mother of Linda (Michael) Selway, Sue (Dr. Michael) Levinson, Elizabeth Jo and the late Phyllis (G.F. Gwilliam) Ganser. Cherished grandmother of Meredith (Joseph) Alger, Hilary and (Stephen) Margy Levinson; and David, Jessica and Adam Gwilliam. Proud great-grandmother of Louis Levinson Wade. Dear sister of the late Evelyn Caplan, Harold and Jerome Yalowitz. Golden Giver member of the Jewish United Fund. Memorials to the Shore Community Services. Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation. Waldheim Jewish Cemetery. Chicago Jewish Funerals. 

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Posted: 6/22/2017 11:50:01 AM

GERBER, IDA SALTZMAN

(nee Cipinko), 96. Beloved wife of the late Jack Saltzman. Cherished mother of Richard "Rick" (Lynne) Saltzman and Beverly Simon. Devoted grandmother of Jay (Susan) and Tod (Trish) Saltzman; Cory Simon, Craig (Jenny) Saltzman and Brett (Brandee) Simon; and great-grandmother of 9. Dear sister of Jack and the late Oscar Cipinko. Westlawn Cemetery Mausoleum Chapel. Mitzvah Memorial Funerals.

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Posted: 6/22/2017 11:49:15 AM

HELLER, FRANCES S.

(nee Swartz), 99. Beloved wife of the late Leo. Loving mother of Dr. Robert (Serena), Marc (Monica) and Alan (Abbe). Proud grandmother of Laura (Steven) Gradman, David (Carrie), Jeffrey (Julie), Rebecca (Daniel), Adam (Mary), Blake, Dr. Brett and Chad Heller. Cherished great-grandmother of Stella, Dylan, Zoe, Lexi, Noah, Jake, Chase and Anna. Dear sister of the late Beatrice (the late Allan) Victor. Chicago Jewish Funerals.

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Posted: 6/22/2017 11:48:33 AM

LEVY, GERTRUDE ‘GERRY’

87. Beloved mother of Susan Shulman (Avery). Devoted grandmother of Eli and Nathaniel Cohen. Dear sister of the late Mildred (the late Leon) Haskin. Fond aunt of Steven and David Haskin; David and Jay Shulman; and Nancy Michael. Memorials to the Highland Park-Highwood Legal Aid Clinic. Chicago Jewish Funerals. 

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Posted: 6/22/2017 11:47:45 AM

MANN, ROBERT

84. Veteran, Korean War. Beloved husband of Charlotte (nee Petacque). Cherished father of Elyse (Barry) Novak, Janet (Steven) Buzil and the late Alan Mann (Robin). Devoted grandfather of Michelle and Jennifer Mann; Brittney (Eric) Vanderpoel; and Hannah and Michael Buzil. Dear brother of Fran and Sandra Manushkin; and the late Shirley (Jack) Jacobson, Sam (Sandra) Manushkin and Richard (Izzy) Mann. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Memorials to the Alan Mann Memorial Foundation, c/o Woodland Community Consolidated School. Westlawn Cemetery Mausoleum Chapel. Mitzvah Memorial Funerals.

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Posted: 6/22/2017 11:46:40 AM

MENDES, GLORIA

(nee Goldstein), 85. Beloved wife of the late Nathan. Loving mother of Steven and Jay (Mikol). Proud grandmother of August, Brice, Paris, Jet, Lauren and Stephanie. Dear sister of Elayne (the late Stephen) Baum and the late Seymour (the late Sandra) Goldstein. Memorials to the Israel Cancer Research Fund. Memorial Park Cemetery. Chicago Jewish Funerals.

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Posted: 6/22/2017 11:45:56 AM

MICHNIK, MARVIN HARRY

Beloved husband and best friend of the late Jane (nee Bozyk). Proud and loving uncle of Julie (Kevin) Morton and Cindy (Mark) Hayden; and great-uncle of Daniel and Aaron Morton. Memorials to Congregation Am Chai or to Rainbow Hospice. Shalom Memorial Park Cemetery. Shalom Memorial Funeral Home.  

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Posted: 6/22/2017 11:45:13 AM

NORMAN, OSCAR ‘LEE’

91. Loving husband and “roommate” of Corinne “Corky.” Cherished father of Hal (Rhonda), Dawn and the late Melody. Adored “papa” of Matthew and Stephanie. Dear brother-in-law of Ferne (Harold) Brailov. Memorials to Jewish Care Services. Shalom Memorial Park Cemetery. Chicago Jewish Funerals.

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Posted: 6/22/2017 11:44:32 AM

ROSEN, DANIEL S.

Beloved son of Dr. Herbert N. and the late Shari (nee Lippitz). Loving brother of Dr. Barry (Judy) Rosen and Shoshanna Korrub (Dr. Daniel). Adored uncle of Matan, Tali, Orli, and Eitan, Yael, Avi, and Yonatan. Memorials to the Washington Institute. Memorial Park. Chicago Jewish Funerals. 

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Posted: 6/22/2017 11:43:59 AM

ROSENTHAL, RUTH(1)

98. Devoted daughter of the late Max and Edith. Dear sister of the late Seymour (Harriet). Dear aunt of Maureen (the late Donald) Slavin and Gary (Marybeth) Rosenthal. Loving great-aunt of Marnie (Scott) Masur and Max Rosenthal; and great-great-aunt of Aubrey and Sammy. Westlawn Cemetery Mausoleum Chapel. Mitzvah Memorial Funerals.

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Posted: 6/22/2017 11:43:18 AM

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