Funeral Details

Sheila B. Olshansky

August 27, 1935 - March 17, 2024


Date and Time

Friday, March 22, 2024 at 10:00 AM


Chicago Jewish Funerals
Skokie Chapel
8851 Skokie Boulevard
Skokie, Illinois 60077
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Rabbi Alex Freedman
North Suburban Synagogue Beth El


Memorial Park Cemetery
9900 Gross Point Road
Skokie, Illinois 60076
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Sheila Olshansky, nee Rich, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family. Beloved wife and best friend of the late Harold Olshansky for 48 years. Lifelong resident of Highland Park, IL and West Palm Beach, FL. Sheila is survived by her children Marla (Nelson) Mason; Mark (Shari) Olshansky; Grandchildren Alli, Chris and Mae and Madeline Strange; great-grandchildren Lana and Leo along with many nieces, nephews and their families. She was preceded in death by her siblings Jeanette, Irving, Florence (Juju), Seymour, Mickey and their parents, Maurice and Molly Rich. A longtime member of North Suburban Synagogue Beth El and Life Member of Hadassah. Service Friday 10 AM, March 22, 2024 at Chicago Jewish Funerals, 8851 Skokie Blvd (at Niles Center Road), Skokie. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery, Skokie. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Hadassah, To attend the funeral live stream, please visit our website. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals - Skokie Chapel, 847.229.8822,


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For a women whom lived a beautiful life ...and will be greatly missed, to her beautiful family memories are important remember the good times

Margaret Whipple
March 22, 2024
So sorry to hear about Shelia’s passing, I met her through Pilates and she was a dynamo. I ran into her periodically over the years and she was always funny and engaging. She will be missed. Condolences to her family and friends:

Jill Deutsch
April 5, 2024