Funeral Details

Miriam Ruth Mankoff

January 30, 1932 - June 13, 2022


Date and Time

Wednesday, June 15, 2022 at 12 Noon


Westlawn Cemetery
7801 West Montrose Avenue
Norridge, Illinois 60706
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Rabbi Debra Nesselson




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Memorial Contributions

Jewish United Fund (JUF)
30 South Wells Street
Chicago, Illinois 60606

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Miriam Ruth Mankoff nee Onixt, 90
Beloved wife of Arnold “Kup” Mankoff. Loving mother of Marla (the late Peter) Backes, Barbara (the late Michael) Fishman and Adam (Cheryl) Mankoff. Proud grandmother of Evan (Kat) Backes, Liza Backes, Sam Fishman, Julia Fishman, Ian Mankoff and Lane Mankoff. Dear daughter of the late Louis and the late Helen Onixt. Fond sister of the late Diane Onixt. It was an 80-year love affair between Miriam & Kup, married 71 years. Saying goodbye to her is one of the most difficult things our family has ever had to do. She was the most incredible and beautiful person inside and out. We all have countless wonderful memories about her that it’s hard to even recall them all. Her presence was always contagious in the best way possible with her laugh, her sense of humor, and her love. Everyone always wanted to be around her because she brought so much joy into everyone’s lives. She will be missed! Graveside service Wednesday 12 noon at Westlawn Cemetery (Memorial Section) 7801 W. Montrose Ave., Norridge. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to JUF, 30 South Wells Street, Chicago, IL 60606, To attend the funeral live stream, please visit our website. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals - Skokie Chapel, 847.229.8822,


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I will miss her smile, her laugh and her open arms of friendship . My condolences to Kup and the family

Judy Gilbert
June 15, 2022
We are so sorry to hear about your mother.

Sandra Virella
June 17, 2022