Funeral Details

Fern Sher

October 3, 1929 - September 4, 2023

Entombment - Private

Memorial Contributions

Alzheimer's Association Illinois Chapter
2200 Cabot Drive, Suite 460,
Lisle, Illinois 60532
Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center
9603 Woods Drive
Skokie, Illinois 60077


Fern Sher nee Mayster, age 93, beloved wife (for 61 years) of the late Paul Sher.
Loving mother of Deborah Sher Dubow (Jeffrey Dubow), and Dr. Allyn Sher (Dr. Barbara Tellerman). Proud grandmother of Jeremy Dubow, Dr. Jordan (Dr. Stephanie) Dubow, Adam (Abby) Sher and Dr. Erica Sher (Dr. Sean Marx). Great grandmother of Ean Dubow, Parker Dubow, Rory Dubow, Sloan Dubow, Gabriel Sher, Theo Sher and Jason Sher. Devoted daughter of the late Jean and George Mayster. To keep everyone safe and healthy, the interment service will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in her memory may be made to Alzheimer's Association Illinois Chapter, 2200 Cabot Dr., Suite 460, Lisle, IL 60532, or Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center, 9603 Woods Dr., Skokie, IL 60077, Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals - Skokie Chapel, 847.229.8822,


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Thinking of you and your family. The memories you share will last a lifetime. May she be in peace , knowing the love she was surrounded by. ☮️❤️

Bonnie Zemel
September 6, 2023
Elita & my deepest condolences. Truely our fave friends' Mom for as long as we can remember,..Mrs. Sher will be missed.

Elita & Bruce

Bruce Schallman
September 6, 2023
May her memory be a blessing.

Jay Levy
September 6, 2023
I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your mom. I have many fond memories of our parents from years ago.

Cindy Lebovitz
September 6, 2023