Funeral Details

Pearl Grau

December 3, 1917 - September 12, 2023


Date and Time

Thursday, September 14, 2023 at 10:00 AM


Chicago Jewish Funerals
Skokie Chapel
8851 Skokie Boulevard
Skokie, Illinois 60077
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Rabbi Jeffrey Weill
Ezra-Habonim, the Niles Township Jewish Congregation


Westlawn Cemetery
7801 West Montrose Avenue
Norridge, Illinois 60706
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Reinstein Residence
8928 North Kilpatrick Avenue
Skokie, Illinois 60076
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Thursday from 2:30PM to 9PM
Friday from 1PM to 4PM

Memorial Contributions

The National Pancreas Foundation
3 Bethesda Metro Center, Suite 700
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
Lymphoma Research Foundation
Wall Street Plaza
88 Pine Street, Suite 2400
New York, New York 10005


Pearl Grau, nee Alberts, age 105, beloved wife of the late Marty Grau. Loving mother of Deborah (Michael) Reinstein and the late Barbara Grau (Bob Koehler). Proud grandmother of David (Michelle) Reinstein, Rebecca (Brad) Berezin, Leah (Andrew) Madof, and Alison Koehler. Dear great grandmother of Paige, Arielle, and Harrison Reinstein, Max and Penelope Madof, and Leo Berezin. Fondly cared for by Fritzie, Jeffrey, Sarah, and Ellen. Service Thursday, 10 AM at Chicago Jewish Funerals, 8851 Skokie Blvd. (at Niles Center Road), Skokie. Interment Westlawn Cemetery, Norridge. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The National Pancreas Foundation, 3 Bethesda Metro Center, Suite 700, Bethesda, MD 20814, or Lymphoma Research Foundation, Wall Street Plaza, 88 Pine St., Suite 2400, New York, NY 10005, To attend the funeral live stream, please visit our website. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals - Skokie Chapel, 847.229.8822,


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Our sincere condolences on the passing of this lively,charming woman. We remember her fondly for her intelligence and smile. You never would have guessed her age.

September 13, 2023
Dear Reinstein's
I'm so happy I got to meet Pearl .She was just AMAZING!
My heart is with you during this tough time .

Rachel Hubbard
September 13, 2023
Dear Aunt Pearl,,
We were so fortunate to have found time with you during the years. Our visits were short, but your sense of humour and influence will stretch out over a long time to come. From far away Florida, we wish you Shalom, and we send comfort to your devoted family.

Linda and Steve

Linda and Steve Grau
September 14, 2023
My Sincere condolences

Doris Rabinovitz
September 14, 2023
My condolences and love to the Reinstein family. Pearl was the most amazing woman. I will always cherish memories of spending time with her during holidays. She was so kind, and always made me feel like I was part of the family.

Laura Melcher
September 14, 2023