Wednesday, February 13, 2013
The 'Blues Brothers' actor was found dead in his L.A. apartment last month.
Jeffrey Garold Cahill, born in Northbrook on Dec. 19, 1968, died in Los Angeles on Jan. 18, according to the actor's IMDB page. He was 44. Cahill was found dead in his Los Angeles apartment after suffering from an apparently untreated case of abdominal bleeding, the Northbrook Star reports. After symptoms of illness had persisted for a couple of weeks, Cahill visited an emergency room the night before his death, but left because the wait was too long, according to the Northbrook Star. In addition to acting, Cahill was an artist whose paintings have been purchased by other celebrities, according to his Chicago Sun-Times obituary. Cahill's funeral was held at St. Norbert's Church in Northbrook, and donations in his name can be made to the …
Monday, February 11, 2013
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 12:00 p.m. at Congregation Solel in Highland Park.
The following obituary was provided by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Ruth Klein, nee Sax, age 94. Born April 12, 1918, died Feb. 8, 2013. For 50 years, the beloved wife of the late attorney, Jerome S. Klein. She is survived by her children Lauren and Bruce Klein, and Martin and Leslie Klein. Her cherished grandchildren Jonathan and Susan Kaden, Allison Kaden Horowitz and Jason Horowitz, and Joshua, Adam and Ethan Klein. She was the proud great grandmother of Ari and Benjamin Kaden and Ella and Zoe Horowitz. Dear sister of the late Daniel (Harriet) Sax. Services Tuesday, 12:00 p.m. at Congregation Solel, 1301 Clavey Road, Highland Park. Interment Westlawn Cemetery in Norridge. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Ruth’s memory to …
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Services for Skokie resident Tovian Shriley Reitzer will be this Friday. Reitzer has several family members in Northbrook, too. Arrangements were made by Chicago Jewish Funerals.
Tovian, Shirley Reitzer nee Cohen, loving wife of the late Hymen Reitzer and the late Morris Tovian; cherished mother of Carole (Robert) White and Diane (Jeffrey) Arnold; adored grandmother of Deborah (Nick) Wagner, Michele Ackerman, Julie (Chris) Fish, Jason (Stephanie) Arnold, and Rachel (John) Brennan; treasured great grandmother of Brian, Douglas, Alex, Rebecca, Penelope and Charlotte; dear sister of the late Florence Bormaster and the late Beverly Antlept. Service will be on Friday, Jan. 25, 10 a.m. at Am Shalom, 840 Vernon Ave., Glencoe. Interment will be held at Waldheim. Memorials in her memory to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Funeral services will be held at Chicago Jewish Funerals Chapel in Buffalo Grove at 2:00 p.m.
The following obituary was provided by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Stenka Jaffe (nee Cicekli), born Aug. 15, 1933, died Jan. 20, 2013. Beloved wife of the late Lewis. Loving mother of Harry (Karen) Jaffe and Sandra (Richard) Siegel. Proud and loving grandmother of Luke and Danielle Jaffe and Joshua Siegel. Dear sister of Larissa, Bila, Florinda, Loret, Ceki and the late Irene and Duci. Cherished aunt and great aunt of many. Service Tuesday, 2:00 P.M. at Chicago Jewish Funerals Chapel, 195 N. Buffalo Grove Rd., Buffalo Grove. Interment Shalom. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in her name to Congregation Beth Shalom, www.bethshalomnb.org. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals-Buffalo Grove Chapel, (847) 229.8822, www.cjfinfo.com.
Monday, January 21, 2013
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at Temple Beth-El, 3610 Dundee Road in Northbrook at 12:00 p.m.
The following obituary was provided by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Doris L. Diamond (nee Listick), Jan. 11, 1923 to Jan. 14, 2013, of Boca Raton, FL, formerly of Northbrook. Beloved wife of the late Paul G. Loving mother of Fred Diamond (partner Esther Bensinger) and Susan (Greg) Levy. Adored mother-in-law of the late Anne Diamond. Proud grandmother of Sarah (Amiel) Steuerman, Deborah (Adam) Stein, Sheryl (Adam) Tekel and Jonathan (Corie) Levy. Cherished great grandmother of five. Dear sister of Beatrice Belcove. Service Tuesday, 12:00 p.m. at Temple Beth-El, 3610 Dundee Road, Northbrook. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery, Skokie. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in her name to Diabetes Research Institute Foundation, 200 S. Park Road…
Funeral services will be held at Temple Beth-El, 3610 Dundee Road in
Northbrook at 10:00 a.m.
The following obituary by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Annette Marcus Dickler, Jan. 9, 1924 to Jan. 16, 2013, of Northbrook, beloved wife of the late Marvin Marcus and the late Jerome Dickler. Loving mother of Barbara (Saul) Marcus-Laufer, Harvey (Jacqueline B.) Marcus and Joanne Glass and step-mother of Howard (Ana Martinez) Dickler, Robert (Susan) Dickler and Linda (Mark) Siegel. Adoring grandmother of Robert (Shari) Laufer, Leah (Robert) Bard, Michael (Yael) Moss, Meredith, Morgan and Mason Marcus, Maxine (Rommie) Zats and Sanford Glass, Joanna, Carl and Miriam Dickler, Jason Siegel and Alison (Foster) Lewin. Proud great-grandmother of Ryan and Daniel Laufer, Abbey and Matthew Bard and Eliana, Evan and Yonatan Moss. Dear sister of Morton (…
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Funeral services for Takfin will be held at Chicago Jewish Funerals in Skokie on Thursday at 11:00 a.m.
The following obituary was provided by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Izak Taksin of Northbrook, born May 25, 1922, died Jan. 16, 2013. Beloved husband of the late Schandel nee Giler. Loving father of Aaron (Sheri), Joseph and the late Michael (Marilyn) Taksin. Proud grandfather of Sarah (Jonathan) Leon, Matthew Taksin, Bonnie (Scott) Walsh, Sam (Vicki) Taksin, Kara Taksin and the late Jared Taksin. Cherished great grandfather of four. Service will be held Thursday, Jan. 17 at 11:00 a.m. at Chicago Jewish Funerals, 8851 Skokie Blvd. in Skokie. Interment will be held at Waldheim Jewish Cemetery, 1300 South Des Plaines Ave. in Forest Park. Shiva will be held at the Taksin residence, 2931 Crabtree Lane in Northbrook. Call (847) 480-9331 for details…
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
The Internet pioneer passed away this weekend in an apparent suicide. He was a student at North Shore Country Day School and grew up in Highland Park. His funeral is Tuesday morning.
Teachers and administrators at North Shore Country Day School in Winnetka remember former student Aaron Swartz as extremely intelligent and curious. Swartz, an Internet activist, co-creator of social news website Reddit and founder of Demand Progress, was found dead in an apparent suicide on Friday in his apartment in Brooklyn. He was 26. Swartz grew up in Highland Park and attended North Shore Country Day School through 9th grade. “He was a very creative boy and a very clever and bright child,” said Pam Whalley, head of lower school. “He was always engaged in school work. He loved … the creative opportunities he had here.” Whalley also noted that Swartz demonstrated the ability to tackle complex problems at a young age. “He was always …
Monday, January 14, 2013
The Highland Park native helped create the RSS feed when he was 14. He was facing federal charges at the time of his death. His funeral is Tuesday at Central Avenue Synagogue.
Aaron Swartz, a Highland Park native and activist for free content on the Internet, was found dead Friday in his Brooklyn apartment in an apparent suicide, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. He was 26. Swartz helped create the RSS feed, which allows people to subscribe to information online, when he was just 14, according to an article in the New York Times. He also helped found Reddit, a social news website. He went on to become an activist for free online content, which landed him in trouble with the federal government in 2011 when he was indicted for gaining illegal access to a subscription-based service that distributes literary and scientific journals and then downloading nearly its entire library CNN quoted a statement from Swartz's…
Monday, January 7, 2013
Willard Thiel Sr. was born Nov. 13, 1915 in Evanston and served the Evanston Fire Department for 36 years, rising to the position of Fire Chief before he retired. He died Jan. 4, 2013.
Willard M. Thiel, Sr. age 97 of Northbrook formerly of Evanston, who served the Evanston Fire Department for 36 years, retiring as Chief. Mr. Thiel was born November 13, 1915 in Evanston. Beloved husband of 69 years of the late Ruth R. Thiel; loving father of Marilyn (the late William) Knilans, Willard M. Jr. (Jacqueline) Thiel and Susan (Mark) Pelletier; cherished grandfather of David (Jana), Jeffrey (Kimberly), Timothy (Melissa) Pelletier and Edward (Jessica) Thiel; devoted great grandfather of Delaney, Olivia, Benjamin and Elsa Pelletier; fond uncle of many; also survived by many dear friends. Visitation Tuesday, January 8, 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Donnellan Family Funeral Home, 10045 Skokie Blvd. at Old Orchard Road, Skokie, IL 60077…