Obituaries

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ABRAHAM, ANNABEL

(nee Steinhorn), 97. Beloved wife of the late Bernard. Devoted mother of Daniel, Jesse (Amy), Abigail and the late Oren Carmi. Cherished grandmother of David and Jeremy. Golden Giver member of the Jewish United Fund. Memorials to the Oren Carmi Abraham Memorial Fund, c/o West Suburban Temple Har Zion. West Suburban Temple Har Zion. Glen Oak Cemetery. Chesed v’Emet Funeral Home.

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Posted: 10/12/2018 9:07:48 AM

ABRAMS, DOROTHY

(nee Katz), 96. Beloved wife and best friend of Joseph M. Loving mother of Arleen (Stephen) Isaacs, Jeffrey (Bonnie) Abrams; and the late Sherry and Barry (Ann) Goldberg. Adored grandma of Rabbi Arie Isaacs, Dr. Julie (Eiran), Daniel (Lauren) and Dr. Randall (Bethany) Goldberg; Rabbi Alison and Jordan Abrams (Michelle); and the late Dr. Leah Isaacs. Devoted great-grandmother of 10. Cherished sister of Harold (late Dottie) and Israel (late Pearl) Katz. Golden Giver member of the Jewish United Fund. Memorials to the Persian Iran Hebrew Congregation or to the Sherry Lee Goldberg Cares Foundation. The Chapel. Shalom Memorial Park Cemetery. Goldman Funeral Group.

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Posted: 10/12/2018 9:07:08 AM

BERG, INGRID

(nee Wohlfart), 78. Beloved wife of Stanley H. Loving mother of Joel Jason. Dear sister of Barbel (the late Erik) Unger. Fond sister-in-law of Charmaine (Sergio) Campanini. Cherished aunt of Tanja Unger; and Robert, David and Steven Campanini. Wonderful daughter-in-law of Florence and the late Arthur. Memorials to Temple Jeremiah. Temple Jeremiah. Chicago Jewish Funerals.

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Posted: 10/12/2018 9:00:00 AM

COLEMAN, ALLAN

93. Beloved husband of the late Jacqueline (nee Jaffe). Loving father of Debbie (Peter) Leeb; and Jim (the late Jeanie) and Cindy Coleman (Neil). Cherished grandfather of Hillary (Jason) Manaster, Daniel (Jori) Leeb, Elizabeth (Matthew) Berry, Emily (Brandon) Nagler, David (Kristyn) Coleman and Emanuela Frankel. Adored great-grandfather of Annie, Katie, Holden, Walker, Harlow, Jacqueline Jean, Henry, Evan, Sam, Joey, Jacob and Dylan. Dear brother of Sharon (the late Jim) Salyers and the late Neil (Mona) Coleman. Golden Giver member of the Jewish United Fund. Memorials to the Friends of the IDF. North Shore Congregation Israel. Westlawn Cemetery and Mausoleum. Chicago Jewish Funerals.

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Posted: 10/12/2018 8:58:46 AM

DICKER, GERALD M. 'GERRY'

78. Beloved husband of Karan “Kay” (nee Hoffman). Loving father of Deborah Dicker and Steven (Amy) DeLuca. Special Papa of Riley, Lucas, Leah and Payton DeLuca. Cherished brother of Sherwin (Barbara). Memorial to the Alzheimer’s Association. Chicago Jewish Funerals.

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Posted: 10/12/2018 8:58:06 AM

EMER, SHIRLEE

(nee Desser), 87. Adored daughter of the late Harry and Betty Desser. Loving mother of Garry (Sophia), Steven (Denise) and Randy (Carol). Cherished “Bams” of Harrison, Kevin, Matthew (Carly), Bryan, Ilana and Eric. Dear sister of the late Sidney (Linda) Desser. Treasured aunt of Stephanie, David (Orley) and Jennifer Desser. Memorials to the Friends United for Juvenile Diabetes Research. Shalom Memorial Park Cemetery. Shalom Memorial Funeral Home

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Posted: 10/12/2018 8:57:18 AM

FESTENSTEIN, CARYL

(nee Roth), 75. Beloved wife of the late Bernard. Loving mother of Robert and Allen (Jennifer). Dear grandmother of Noah and Aaron. Cherished sister of Lois (Dave) Lefley. Memorials to the Morton Grove Library Foundation. Sunset Memorial Lawns Cemetery. Chicago Jewish Funerals.

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Posted: 10/12/2018 8:56:39 AM

GLANZ­, CHARLENE

(nee Shear), 82. Beloved wife and best friend of Eddie. Loving mother of Sheryl (Dyke) Daugherty, Ellyn (Fred) Kodroff and Mindy (Dr. Lenny) Kaplan. Adored grandma of Lauren (Jason), Alyssa and Jori Kodroff; Rachel (Dan) Riddle, Rebecca Daugherty; and Brett and Carly Kaplan. Proud great-grandmother of Aaron and AJ. Memorials to C.U.R.E.D. The Chapel. Shalom Memorial Park Cemetery. Goldman Funeral Group.

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Posted: 10/12/2018 8:55:57 AM

GOLDBERG, ELAINE

(nee Goldstein), 90. Devoted wife of Jack. Dear mother of Bobbie (James) Albo and Sandra (Martin) Goldman. Proud and loving grandmother of Debra (Ron) Albo-Steiger, Michael (Laurie) and Daniel (Nikki) Albo; Joelle Goldman-Bilow, Ariele (Seth) Goldman-Hecht, Brielle (Jason) Goldman-Buchberg and Doniele (David) Goldman-Turok. Doting great-grandmother of 13. Sister of Shirley (the late Ralph) Skolnik, Faye (the late Filmore) Christensen and the late Louis (Joni) Goldstein. Sister-in-law of the late Sy and Sylvia Gordon. Daughter of the late Mollie and David Goldstein. Memorials to Am Shalom or to JourneyCare. Memorial Park Cemetery. Chicago Jewish Funerals.

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Posted: 10/12/2018 8:55:15 AM

HACKNER, BARRY MILLS

Father of Michaela and Will. Brother of John. Memorials to the Brain Science Foundation. Shalom Memorial Park Cemetery. Chicago Jewish Funerals.

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Posted: 10/12/2018 8:54:36 AM

HALPRIN, FLORENCE

(nee Butler), 85. Mother of Dr. Jessica (Dr. Mitchell). Sister of Benjamin (Shizue) and Judith Butler. Memorials to the Alzheimer’s Association. Chicago Jewish Funerals.

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Posted: 10/12/2018 8:53:55 AM

JACOB, JANET MAE, CPA

(nee Wooton), 74. Beloved wife of the late Sidney. Devoted daughter of the late Harold and Lucille Wooton. Cherished sister of Donald (Pia) Snyder; and the late Phyllis (Donald) Hughes and Lucia (Harold) Utrup. Dear sister-in-law of Bob (Donna) Jacob and the late Terry (David) Kane. Treasured aunt of Dr. Mark (Ann), Gary (Shantal) and Joel (Deanna) Jacob; Joshua (Elizabeth) and Randall Kane; Sherry (Dean) Kuhlman, Brian Scott (Patty) Schimmoller, Jeffrey (Pow) and Gregory (Lisa) Snyder; Lucy (John) Rodeman, Catherine (Bill) Ward, Debbie (Mike) Haselman and the late Linda Miller. Memorials to the Jewish United Fund, www.juf.org or to the Anti-Cruelty Society. The Chapel. Shalom Memorial Park Cemetery. Goldman Funeral Group.

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Posted: 10/12/2018 8:53:02 AM

KATZ, ARNOLD

89. Beloved husband of Ruth (nee Karlin). Loving father of Donna (Tom) Francy; and Garry (Tammy) and Steven (Stefanie) Katz. Proud grandfather of Julia and Jeanetta (fiancé Steven) Francy; Austin and Riley; and Benjamin and Leah Katz. Devoted son of the late Leo and Ruth. Golden Giver member of the Jewish United Fund. Memorials to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Westlawn Cemetery. Chicago Jewish Funerals.

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Posted: 10/12/2018 8:52:15 AM

KIRK, DONALD L.

89. Beloved husband of Griselda Viniegra. Loving father of Judith, Gary (Amy) and David (Joanne). Proud grandfather of Adam, Alex, Will, Chris, Jack and Kathryn. Devoted step-father of Yvette and Paul (Jessica) Lelorier; and Cynthia Ifould (Hal) Dahlstrom. Treasured step-grandfather of Alexander and Daniel Lelorier. Cherished brother of the late Louisa (the late Jack) Rubenstein. Memorials to The Friends of the Israel Defense Forces. Shaar Hashomayim Cemetery, Outremont, Québec. Chicago Jewish Funerals.

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Posted: 10/12/2018 8:51:35 AM

LANG, EUGENE

Veteran, WWII. Beloved husband of Shirley (nee Busel). Loving father of Illinois State Representative Louis (Teri) Lang and Gayle (Loren) Minkus. Cherished “Pops” of David (Jenna), Adam (Mindy) and Becky Lang; Ellie (Scott) Strelitz, Aaron (Sara) Minkus; and Matt (Stacy) and Chad Paul (Julie). Adored great-grandfather of Ethan, Lilly, Olivia, Lucas, Vivian and Jacob. Devoted son of the late Louis and Eva Lang; and treasured son-in-law of Jean Busel. Fond brother-in-law of David (Jean) Busel. Thank you to his dear friend and caregiver Catherine. Memorials to the MDS Foundation. Temple Beth Israel. Memorial Park Cemetery. Mitzvah Memorial Funerals.

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Posted: 10/12/2018 8:50:55 AM

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