Funeral Details


Funeral Details

Sherwyn E. Warren, MD

August 20, 1930 - August 5, 2019


Date and Time

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 11:00 AM


North Suburban Synagogue Beth El
1175 Sheridan Road
Highland Park, Illinois 60035


Rabbi Alex Freedman
Hazzan Benjamin Tisser
North Suburban Synagogue Beth El


Zion Gardens Cemetery
6758 West Addison Street
Chicago, Illinois 60634
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Warren Residence
1099 Fisher Lane
Winnetka, Illinois 60093
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Wednesday immediately following the interment until 9PM.
Thursday from 4PM-8PM.
Saturday from 7:30PM-9:30PM.
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Memorial Contributions

North Suburban Synagogue Beth El
1175 Sheridan Road
Highland Park, IL 60035
American Cancer Society
100 Tri-State International, Suite 125
Lincolnshire, IL 60069


Chicago surgeon, Sherwyn E. Warren, MD, 88 died early Monday. He graduated from Crane Technical High School, the University of Illinois, and Chicago Medical School. He was a Captain in the United States Air Force. After military duty, he trained at the Universities of Illinois and Chicago for eight years. He was elected a member of the AOA Medical Honor Society and Sigma Xi Research Society. He was President of the Illinois division of The American Cancer Society and served on the National Board. He was Chief of General Surgery at the Hines V.A. and director of CTV surgery at Lutheran General Hospital. He published more than 35 academic papers and many essays and poems.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Irvina (nee Perman) and three sons, Douglas (Wendy), Adam (Karen), and Mitchell (Jeannine); grandchildren Elyse (Ronald), Elizabeth (Christopher), Robert, Dana, Nicholas, Jamie, Benjamin, Abigail, and Samuel; great grandchildren Cameron, Russell, Mackenzie, and Molly.
Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, August 7 at 11am at North Suburban Synagogue Beth El, 1175 Sheridan Road, Highland Park, IL. 60035. Interment Zion Gardens, Chicago. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to North Suburban Synagogue Beth El or the American Cancer Society Arrangements by Chicago Jewish - Skokie Chapel, 847.229.8822,


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