Funeral Details


Funeral Details

Harry G. Sachsel

March 16, 1938 - January 11, 2022


Date and Time

Friday, January 14, 2022 at 12 Noon


Chicago Jewish Funerals
Skokie Chapel
8851 Skokie Boulevard
Skokie, Illinois 60077


Cantor Jennifer Frost
Congregation B'nai Jehoshua Beth Elohim


Westlawn Cemetery
7801 West Montrose Avenue
Norridge, Illinois 60706
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Memorial Contributions

Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research
P.O. Box 5014
Hagerstown, Maryland 21741-5014


Harry G. Sachsel, age 83, of Lincolnwood, IL passed away Tuesday January 11, 2022.
Harry is survived by his wife, Melanie Sachsel; children Mindy (Glenn) Luebke, Stacy Sears (Mark Paschke), Edward (Kristen) Rosen, David (Jan) Rosen, Mitchell (Elizabeth) Rosen, Mitchell (Melissa) Kaplan, and the late Kenneth Rosen; grand-children Jeremy Luebke (Ashley Bucolt), Miranda Luebke, Jessica Sears, Matthew Rosen, Ryan Rosen, Michael Rosen, Alison Rosen, Cora Rosen, Zachary Rosen, Joshua Kaplan; cousin Erika Sachsel, brother-in-law Gary (Barbara) Lewis, and a niece and nephews. Proceeded in death by his parents Stephen and Edith Herzog Sachsel and in-laws Louis and Annette Lewis.
Harry was born March 16, 1938, in Vienna, Austria. The family emigrated to the United States when Harry was a baby. Harry was a long-time resident of Chicago and Lincolnwood, was a graduate of Roosevelt High School in Chicago, served in the United States Air Force, and was a Certified Abrasive Engineer.
Harry was the owner and President of Diamond Industrial Tools since 1973 and active in the precision abrasive grinding industry for nearly 60 years. Harry worked up until the end of December 2021 when his illnesses took over his ability to do so.
Harry was a world traveler and had a passion for kayaking, canoeing, running, horseback riding and car collecting in his younger years. His ultimate passion was his work.
Harry had many quotes that he shared with everyone. One being “Quality of Life and Peace of Mind”.
Service Friday 12 PM at Chicago Jewish Funerals, 8851 Skokie Blvd. (at Niles Center Road) Skokie. Interment Westlawn. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Michael J. Fox for Parkinson's Foundation, P.O. Box 5014, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5014. To attend the funeral live stream, please visit our website. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals-Skokie Chapel, 847.229.8822, www.cjfinfo.com


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Rest I peace sir. Thinking of U , Mrs.R

John Perperas
January 11, 2022
So very very sorry Micki. I will never forget our trips to Kettle Moraine. Those wonderful restaurants Harry found and the great rides we all had together.

Annalee Fjellberg
January 11, 2022
Our condolences to you and your family, Micki. Wishing you comfort and peace at this difficult time.

Michael Hickey
January 12, 2022
Our deepest sympathy Micki, our hearts and thoughts are with you! Harry was such a character, friend and mentor (counting not only his Austrian jokes) in my life! He made an impression on me when I was still very young and he never stopped ... we will miss him terribly!

Berit and family Spieker
January 12, 2022
Our hearts are with you, Micki. We will miss Harry's vivacity in the face of all his troubles.

Ken and Judy Ditkowsky
January 13, 2022
I miss the old days when Harry and I would have these great discussions about almost anything. R.I.P.

Jeff Glazer
January 13, 2022
Please accept my condolences for your loss

Alex Makstman
January 14, 2022
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