Funeral Details


Funeral Details

Perry Aka “Dancin’ Man” Kanlan

February 28, 1943 - December 24, 2021


Date and Time

Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 1:30 PM


Waldheim Jewish Cemetery
1300 South Des Plaines Avenue
Forest Park, Illinois 60130
Enter Gate 59 (off of Des Plaines Avenue)


Rabbi Shlomo Tenenbaum
The Ark

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Memorial Contributions

Michael I. Jacobson Memorial Gomle Fund
195 North Buffalo Grove Road
Buffalo Grove, Illinois 60089


Perry C. Kanlan, age 78, died December 24 at the Carlton at the Lake in Chicago. Devoted son of the late Seymour and Norma Kanlan. Beloved brother of Laurel Phillips and loving uncle of Adam Phillips. Funeral Tuesday 1:30PM at Jewish Waldheim Cemetery (Gate 59 of Des Plaines Ave.),1300 S. Des Plaines Ave., Forest Park, IL. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Michael I. Jacobson Memorial Gomle Fund, 195 N. Buffalo Grove Road, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals - Skokie Chapel, 847.229.8822,


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