Funeral Details


Funeral Details

Lester "Les" Kalfen

February 16, 1919 - May 17, 2017


Date and Time

Monday, May 22, 2017 at 3:00 PM


Chicago Jewish Funerals
Skokie Chapel
8851 Skokie Boulevard
Skokie, Illinois 60077


Rabbi Barry Schechter


Memorial Park Cemetery
9900 Gross Point Road
Skokie, Illinois 60076
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Pheasant Creek Community Center
3100 Pheasant Creek Drive
Northbrook, Illinois 60062

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Monday upon return from
the cemetery and Tuesday
from 6:30 PM until 9:00 PM

Memorial Contributions

Rainbow Hospice
1550 Bishop Court
Mount Prospect, Illinois 60056


Lester "Les" Kalfen age 98.
Loving father of Barbara (Abe) Halegua and the late Marcia (Bernard and Larry (Debbie)) Haspel. Dear grandfather of Jamie, Michelle, Jessica and the late Dori. Great grandfather of Anthony and Nicholas. Dear special uncle, cousin and friend to many. Special thanks to Jeremy Marks and Char Victory. Veteran of WWII. Lester was a kind and generous man of integrity and he will be greatly missed. Service Monday, 3:00 pm at Chicago Jewish Funerals, 8851 Skokie Blvd., (at Niles Center Road) Skokie. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Rainbow Hospice, 1550 Bishop Court, Mount Prospect, IL 60056 Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals - Skokie Chapel, 847.229.8822,


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