Funeral Details


Funeral Details

Kay Friedman

November 19, 1935 - November 26, 2021


Date and Time

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 1:00 PM


Beth Emet The Free Synagogue
1224 West Dempster Street
Evanston, Illinois 60202


Rabbi Amy Memis-Foler
Beth Emet The Free Synagogue


Westlawn Cemetery
7801 West Montrose Avenue
Norridge, Illinois 60706
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Chicago Jewish Funerals Skokie Chapel
8851 Skokie Boulevard
Skokie, Illinois 60077
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Wednesday from 4:30PM to 8PM

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The funeral service will be live streamed on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 1:00 PM Central Time.

Memorial Contributions

In Memory of Kay Friedman
60 Revere Drive, Suite 800
Northbrook, Illinois 60062


Kay Friedman, nee Levinson, 86

Daughter of the late Rose and Lawrence Levinson. Beloved wife of the late Howard Friedman. Dear sister of Gayla (Michael) Neikrug, nee Levinson. Loving mother of Beth, David (Sarah Phillips), and Richard (Carol). Proud grandmother of Aaron (Elisha), Gabriel (Thúy-Lan Võ Lite), Daniel (Kiandokht Amiri), and Alex, and great-grandmother of Zev, Rose, and Levi. Will be missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins and numerous friends. Service Wednesday, 1 PM at Beth Emet The Free Synagogue, 1224 Dempster St., Evanston. Interment Westlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hadassah. To attend the funeral live stream, please visit our website. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals - Skokie Chapel, 847.229.8822, www.cjfinfo.com.


We encourage you to share your personal
condolences and stories of Kay Friedman below and
we will share them with the family.
So many wonderful memories of Kay. She will be missed.

Toby Friedman
November 27, 2021
Incredibly strong. Kay was the family powerhouse, haha. I'll miss her every day. I hope that wherever she is now, that she's at peace.

Alex Friedman
November 28, 2021
Kay was the loving Matriarch of our family. She beautifully represented our parents' generation at every family event, even at the weddings of her daughter-in-law's 1st cousins-once-removed. Her presence will always be missed.

Adlai Neubauer
November 29, 2021
I knew Kay Friedman when she was my girl Scout leader when Beth and I were in the 4th grade. As a child with ADD before it was a recognized diagnosis, she did the best she could to contain me. I couldn't have been a more different child than her Beth! She will always be in my memories as a person who made a difference in my life as well as other peoples' lives. My condolences to her entire family. May her next consciousness find her in the loving presence of our Creator.

Sandi Harris Villano
November 29, 2021
Kay, you will be deeply missed. May you rest in peace.

Irene Beals
November 29, 2021
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