Funeral Details

Richard Africk

June 13, 1928 - October 4, 2022


Date and Time

Friday, October 7, 2022 at 12 Noon


Temple Jeremiah
937 Happ Road
Northfield, Illinois 60093
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Rabbi Paul F. Cohen
Rabbi Rachel Heaps
Cantor Susan Lewis Friedman
Temple Jeremiah


Westlawn Cemetery
7801 West Montrose Avenue
Norridge, Illinois 60706
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Temple Jeremiah
937 Happ Road
Northfield, Illinois 60093
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Immediately following the service at Temple Jeremiah until 5:30PM

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The funeral service will be live streamed on Friday, October 7, 2022 at approximately 12:00PM Central Time.

Memorial Contributions

The COPD Caregiver Project at Respiratory Health Association
1440 West Washington Boulevard
Chicago, Illinois 60607


Richard Africk, 94, beloved husband and best friend of the late Diane, nee Lazow, Africk for 66 years. Son of the late Abraham and Leah, nee Kretschmer, Africk. Loving father of Joel (Julie) Africk, Michael (Lisa) Africk and Juli (James) Noll. Adored grandpa of Andrew (Jamie), Tracy (Bryan) Musolf, Jared (Kate), Megan, Sarah, Taylor, Parker and Haley. Cherished great grandfather of Brooklyn, Danielle, and Rylie. Dear brother of Alan (the late Renee). Loving uncle of many nephews and nieces, and loving cousin to many. Proudly served in the Army during WWII and Korean War. Service Friday, 12:00 noon at Temple Jeremiah (masks preferred), 937 Happ Rd., Northfield, IL 60093. Interment Westlawn. Memorials in Richard's name to The COPD Caregiver Project at Respiratory Health Association, 1440 W. Washington, Chicago, IL 60607, are welcome. To attend the funeral live stream please visit our website. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals - Skokie Chapel, 847.229.8822,


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