Funeral Details


Funeral Details

Alvin S. Lauter

April 21, 1935 - June 7, 2021


Date and Time

Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at 10:30 AM


Westlawn Cemetery
7801 West Montrose Avenue
Norridge, Illinois 60706


Rabbi Michael Sommer


Borre Residence
1900 Robincrest Lane
Glenview, Illinois 60025

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JCFS Chicago
3145 West Pratt Boulevard
Chicago, Illinois 60645


Alvin S. Lauter, known by his friends and family as Al, of Chicago Illinois passed away suddenly on Monday, June 7, 2021, at the age of 86. Alvin was born in Chicago, Illinois on April 21,1935, to the late Morris and the late Bessie Lauter. Alvin loved his family's roots in Mendota, Illinois but for most of his life called Chicago his home. He maintained many lifelong friendships and will be remembered by them for his large wonderful laugh and adventurous spirit. Alvin was a loving and devoted father of Bradley, Kelly Borre, Amy (Freddie) Rickel. An adored Grandpa of Kylie, Brett and Randy Borre and Alex and Cassidy Rickel. A Devoted son of Morris and Bessie Lauter: survived by his sister Eunice Mason, proceeded in death by 6 other siblings. A beloved lifelong partner to Denise Stein. He will be fondly remembered for his love for life, his endless creative ideas, beautiful paintings and his devotion to all Chicago Sports. He was a US army veteran and a successful businessman in the men's clothing industry for most of his life. Owner of well known, Chicago neckwear manufacturer Carter and Holmes until he retired in 2015. Graveside Service Tuesday 10:30AM at Westlawn Cemetery, 7801 West Montrose. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to JCFS Chicago, 3145 W. Pratt, Chicago, IL 60645 www.jcfs.org/donate/make-gift/tributes.
To attend the funeral live stream, please visit our website. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals - Skokie Chapel, 847.229.8822, www.cjfinfo.com.


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Debbie Zide

Our deepest condolences to the entire family on such a sad sad loss! I have fond memories growing up with Al! Our thought, love and prayers are with you all! Debbie and Mark Zide and Alexis, Bari and Ari

Ken Marcus

Very sorry for your loss, Brad. My deepest sympathy to you and your family

Dominica MacDonald

Amy Rickel, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. We are deeply sorry for your loss. - MacDonald Family.

Susan Rosenberg

I am so very sorry to hear of the loss of your father. My heart goes out to you and your family.
May his memory be a blessing

Bonnie and Paul Keeshin

Sending our condolences and prayers to you all… know we’re thinking of you.. remember the good times.. always, Bonnie and Paul

Lucia and Norman Feczko

We are so sorry for the loss of your father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your loved ones.
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