Funeral Details


Funeral Details

Darlene Kaufmann

October 3, 1939 - October 13, 2019


Date and Time

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 12 Noon


Chicago Jewish Funerals
Buffalo Grove Chapel
195 North Buffalo Grove Road
Buffalo Grove, Illinois 60089


Rabbi Michael Weinberg
Temple Beth Israel


Shalom Memorial Park
1700 Rand Road
Arlington Heights, Illinois 60004
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Kaufmann Residence
5140 Suffield Terrace
Skokie, Illinois 60077
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Wednesday following the interment until 9:00PM,
Thursday 5:00PM - 9:00PM and
Friday 12 noon-2:00PM

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Memorial Contributions

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
262 Danny Thomas Place
Memphis, Tennessee 38105
Charity of your choice


Darlene Kaufmann nee Shapiro, 80

Beloved wife of the late Leon B. Kaufmann. Loving mother of Joel (Shelly) Kaufmann and Susan Kaufmann. Very proud grandmother of Taryn (Michael) Garber, Eric Kaufmann, Jori (Elijah) Handelsman, Jake Kaufmann and Dylan Kaufmann. Cherished great grandmother of Reese and Shay. Dear sister of Arthur (Rochelle) Shapiro, Beverly (Seymour) Binstein, the late Shirley (the late Arnold) Johnson and the late Jerry (Shirel) Shapiro. Service Wednesday 12 noon at Chicago Jewish Funerals, 195 N. Buffalo Grove Road (One block north of Lake Cook Road) Buffalo Grove. Interment Shalom. Memorials in her memory to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl, Memphis, TN 38105, or the charity of your choice would be appreciated. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals - Buffalo Grove Chapel, 847.229.8822,


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Daniel Clancy

Kim and I are so sorry for your loss. She was an amazing spirit. Kind and loving. She raised two beautiful children so be proud.
God Bless

Andrea Waxman

Joel and family, I live in the same building as Darlene and just wished her a Happy New Year and she told me how excited she was to learn of another great grandchild on the way. I'm so very sorry for your loss, she will be missed.

Matt Dinerstein

Susan, So sorry for your loss, may your motherâ??s memory be for a blessing.

Mark Finckle

I have distant but happy memories of my mother's dear friend and her children. So sorry for this sad loss. I am glad I could be with mom (Carol Finckle) and all of you to remember and celebrate the life of a woman that was most certainty a wonderful mother, grandmother and a friend to so many.

Maryann Scinto

My thoughts and prayers are with Sue,Dylan, and Darleneâ??s family and friends at this time of sadness. May lasting love and memories heal your hearts and bring you peace.
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