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Funeral Details


Funeral Details

Ruth Marcus


Interment - Private

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Outdoor socially distanced Shiva (masks required) for Ruth Marcus is as follows:
David Marcus, Ellen Bernstein, and Sharon Katz will be sitting Shiva at
The Bernstein Residence
9101 North Pottawattami Drive
Skokie, Illinois 60076
Wednesday-Thursday: 10am-12pm, 3-6pm
Friday: 10am-12pm
Sunday: 10am-12pm, 3-6pm
To schedule visitation please text Hannah Katz at (773) 680-0665.

David Marcus can be contacted at 312.509.5591
Sharon Katz can be contacted at 312.342.6305
Ellen Bernstein can be contacted at 847.456.8175

Martin and Michael Marcus will be observing Shiva which will be handled on an individual basis.

To participate in meals please contact Cindy Schwartz at 847.219.5929

Memorial Contributions

Sam Bernstein z'l Music Program
8233 Central Park
Skokie, Illinois 60076


Ruth Marcus nee Mikell, age 88

Beloved wife of Dr. David H. Marcus. Devoted mother of Dr. Martin (Debbie) Marcus, Ellen (Roy) Bernstein, Sharon (Dan) Katz and Dr. Michael Marcus. Loving bubbe of Sydney ( Ryan) Bloom, Sarah (Baruch) Schein, Molly (Yitzy) Kramer, Abigail Marcus, Isaac (Yael) Bernstein, Alyssa Marcus, Hannah Katz, Lily Katz and the late Samuel Bernstein. Proud great grandmother of Sammy, Baruch, Sammy and Leba. Cherished sister of June Alter and the late Annette Mikell. To keep everyone safe and healthy, the chapel service and interment are private. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Sam Bernstein z'l Music Program at Ida Crown Jewish Academy, 8233 Central Park, Skokie, IL 60076, To attend the funeral live stream, please visit our website. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals - Skokie Chapel, 847.229.8822,


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Deepest condolences to the Marcus family
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