Funeral Details

Charles L. Sonneborn III

December 1, 1932 - March 16, 2023


Date and Time

Monday, March 20, 2023 at 10:00 AM


Makom Solel Lakeside
1301 Clavey Road
Highland Park, Illinois 60035
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Rabbi Evan Moffic
Cantor Jay O'Brien
Makom Solel Lakeside

Interment - Private


The Mather
425 Davis Street
Evanston, Illinois 60201
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Monday afternoon from 3PM to 6PM

The service will be live streamed on Monday, March 20, 2023 at 10:00 AM Central Time.LIVE STREAM

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Charles L. Sonneborn III
Charles (Chuck) Sonneborn, beloved husband of Sondra, devoted father of Rodger (Yvette Gideon), Sallie (the late Rudy Carrero), Mark (Beth Lewis), Peter (Julia) and Susie (Tom Blim); proud grandfather of Dustin (Meryl Feigenberg), Lucas, Scott, Nina, Allie and Emily Sonneborn and Charlie, Caleb and Wylie Blim. Delighted great grandfather of Moses. Born in Wheeling, WV, a graduate of Washington & Jefferson College, he raised his family in Highland Park, retired in Evanston, and enjoyed a warm friendship with ISPBC, NYE, and everyone he met. Funeral service at 10 AM Monday, March 20th at Makom Solel Lakeside, 1301 Clavey Rd., Highland Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice. To attend the funeral live stream, please visit our website. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals - Skokie Chapel, 847.229.8822,


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Dear Roger and Yvette,
I am sorry for your loss. I am so glad I got to meet him. He always had a smile and a charm that made such a big impression to me.
Please extend my sympathies to your sons too.
May his memory be eternal.

Warm Regards,,

Kiki Georgiou
March 17, 2023
To Rodger, Yvette, and the entire Sonneborn Family:
Condolences on the passing of a great man. I am lucky to have met Chuck Sonneborn many years ago. He impressed me as a wise & charismatic leader in family & business. Hope you find comfort knowing he lived a wonderful life. May his memory be a Blessing.
With Love,
Larry Siegel & Cheryl Matravers

March 17, 2023
Too many stories to share! Truly a lifetime of memories that I cherish!!

Ricky Miller
March 19, 2023
Dear Rodger, Yvette, Sandra, Suzie, Dustin, Meryl and Moses, Lucas, and the whole Sonneborn family,
We are sending you our heartfelt sympathies on your loss. We hope you find comfort and peace in your memories and with your family and friends.
Warm regards,
Beverly and Alan

Beverly and Alan Falk/Feigenberg
March 19, 2023