Funeral Details


Funeral Details

Rita Sachs

October 10, 1920 - January 3, 2020


Date and Time

Friday, January 10, 2020 at 12 Noon


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


Rabbi Bruce Elder
Congregation Hakafa


Westlawn Cemetery
7801 West Montrose Avenue
Norridge, Illinois 60706
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Ms. Deborah Smith Residence
1509 Spencer Avenue
Wilmette, Illinois 60091
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Immediately following the interment.

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Memorial Contributions

Anti-Defamation League
605 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10158-3650


Equal Justice Initiative
122 Commerce Street
Montgomery, AL 36104


Congregation Hakafa: Memo: Immigration Justice Committee
P.O.Box 409
Glencoe, IL 60022


Rita Chilow Sachs, born October 10, 1920, in Glasgow Scotland to Louis and Tillie Chilow. She was the devoted wife of the late Sam Sachs, loving mother of the late Barbara (the late Charles) Linn, and fond sister of the late Philip Chilow. She is survived by her daughter Laurie (Arthur) Travers of Boulder, CO; her adored granddaughter Deborah (Peter) Smith and great-grandsons Nathan, Brandon, and Liam Smith of Wilmette; dear nephew and niece Richard and Arline Nechtow of Deerfield, and by her extended family in Colorado and Scotland. Rita lived most of her life in Chicago and Winnetka. She graduated from the University of Illinois with a degree in sociology. She loved the theater and all kinds of music and was an accomplished pianist. Chapel service Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, 12:00 PM at Chicago Jewish Funerals, 8851 Skokie Blvd. (at Niles Center Rd.) Skokie. Interment Westlawn. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals - Skokie Chapel, 847.229.8822,


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