Funeral Details


Funeral Details

Samuel Kessler

April 6, 1932 - March 11, 2018


Date and Time

Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 10:00 AM


Chicago Jewish Funerals
Buffalo Grove Chapel
195 North Buffalo Grove Road
Buffalo Grove, Illinois 60089


Rabbi Ari Margolis
Zemer Laurie Akers
Congregation Or Shalom


Westlawn Cemetery
7801 West Montrose Avenue
Norridge, Illinois 60706
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Kessler Residence
412 White Deer Trail
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
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Thursday 4PM - 9PM
Friday 1PM - 6PM
Saturday 6PM - 9PM

**Shiva Coordinator Bobbie Brody 847.414.7415**

Limited parking is available at the residence, so please, if you are able, please park near the intersection of Woods Way and Masters Trail.

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Memorial Contributions

Bone Marrow Transplant Information Network
1548 Old Skokie Road, Suite 1
Highland Park, Illinois 60035
Best Buddies International - Maryland Office
101 North Haven Street, Suite 205
Baltimore, MD 21224


Samuel Kessler

Beloved husband of the late Sue Kessler. Loving father of Sari, Steven (Cindy), and Joel (Joanie) Kessler. Cherished Zadie of Mason, Duncan, Nathan, Emma, Seth, and Rebecca. Dear brother of the late Obbie (the late Gloria) Kessler, the late Shainey (the late Leonard) Lipke, and Selma (the late Al) Carasso. Devoted brother-in-law of Alan Gottfried. Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews. Service Thursday 10 AM at Chicago Jewish Funerals, 195 North Buffalo Grove Rd (one block North of Lake Cook Rd.), Buffalo Grove. Interment Westlawn. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Bone Marrow Transplant Information Network, or Best Buddies International - Maryland Office, Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals - Buffalo Grove Chapel, 847.229.8822,


We encourage you to share your personal
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Frank Janczak

Joel, Sari and Steven I am very sorry for your loss! Your dad was a great man !

Jack Dietz

So sorry to here about you dad he was a great man who made you feel like family he will be missed dearly

Brendan Siegfried

I am so sorry for your family's loss. Sam had such an incredible spirit and demeanor. I have deeply missed having him in our office at CASA, but I will always treasure his philosophical perspective.

Nino Cuttone

A giant of a man in so many ways ! Fond memories of our business meetings which always included great stories and personal advice.
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