Funeral Details

Arthur I. Brown

April 11, 1933 - April 5, 2024


Date and Time

Monday, April 8, 2024 at 2:00 PM


Chicago Jewish Funerals
Skokie Chapel
8851 Skokie Boulevard
Skokie, Illinois 60077
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Cantor Howard Friedland

Interment - Private


Brown/Borkan Residence
915 Harms Road
Glenview, Illinois 60025
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Monday following the service

Memorial Contributions

Ridgeback Rescue of the US
146 Stone Canyon Drive
Lyons, Colorado 80540
Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center
9603 Woods Drive
Skokie, Illinois 60077


Arthur Ira Brown, age 90
Beloved husband of the late Barbara Sawyer Brown. Loving father of Cynthia Brown and Lauren (Steven Borkan) Brown. Cherished grandfather of Miranda (Michael Breen) Borkan and Jaime Borkan. Proud great grandfather of Charlotte Jo and Eloise Breen. Dear brother of the late Lloyd Mendelson. Beloved uncle to many. Art was loved by his family, friends and the Rhodesian Ridgeback community whom he considered his extended family. He was a lover of all dogs and cherished his dog park friends.
Service Monday, 2PM at Chicago Jewish Funerals, 8851 Skokie Blvd. (at Niles Center Road), Skokie. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Ridgeback Rescue of the US, or Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center, attend the funeral live stream, please visit our website. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals - Skokie Chapel, 847.229.8822,


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Art was a kind and gentle soul. He and his 3 Ridgebacks welcomed me and Dizzy into the Churchill dog park with warmth, endless stories, and a lot of barking. He was a deep source of kindness and advice, humor and good will.
We hold his memory in our hearts as a blessing.
Steve n Dizz

Stephen Burns
April 7, 2024
Will always remember him as Andy’s fun, cool uncle who hosted andy and friends at The Coffee Cup and Bar double R. May his memory be for a blessing .

Michael Jaffe
April 8, 2024
Sending all our love. Jodie, Greg, Rimona and Irving

Jodie Mendelson
April 8, 2024