Funeral Details

Carol Heller

June 19, 1933 - October 2, 2022


Date and Time

Friday, October 7, 2022 at 11:00 AM


Waldheim Jewish Cemetery
1400 South Des Plaines Avenue, Gate 43
Forest Park, Illinois 60130
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Rabbi Peter Kessler
Congregation B'nai Israel in Galveston, TX


Heller Residence
6524 North Kilpatrick Avenue
Lincolnwood, Illinois 60712
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Friday 3PM-6PM

Braun Residence
10581 Yankee Ridge Drive
Frankfort, Illinois 60423
Saturday 6PM-9PM

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The funeral service will be live streamed on Friday, October 7, 2022 at approximately 11:00AM Central Time.

Memorial Contributions

60 Revere Drive, Unit 800
Northbrook, Illinois 60062


Carol Heller, nee Levi, age 89, of Olympia Fields, IL (formerly Flossmoor, IL) passed away peacefully on October 2, 2022, with her family by her side. Devoted wife, loving mother and grandmother, cherished aunt, and loyal friend. Preceded in death by her daughter Bonnie (Steven) Stein, her parents David and Johanna Levi, and in-laws Arthur and Ruth Heller. Survived by her children, Bruce (Ann) Heller and Wendy (the Honorable Bennett) Braun. Cherished grandmother of Amy and David Heller, Jordan, Abbey, and Jessica Stein, and Brooke and Ryan Braun. Raised in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood, Carol graduated from Hyde Park High School and the University of Illinois in Champaign. She was an elementary education teacher and later, a travel agent. Carol was a devoted wife, affectionate mother, exceptional homemaker and baker, world traveler, talented gardener, and bridge Life Master. She served as president, board member and/or general member of many charitable organizations including Women’s American ORT, Temple Anshe Sholom Sisterhood, National Council for Jewish Women, and Hadassah. Carol was an intelligent, independent, caring, and compassionate woman who fiercely loved her family. Internment and graveside service on Friday, October 7, 2022 at 11 am at Waldheim Jewish Cemetery, 1400 S. DesPlaines, Gate 43, Forest Park, IL. Shiva on Friday afternoon and Saturday evening. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Hadassah, To attend the funeral live stream and for complete shiva information, please visit our website. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals - Skokie Chapel, 847.229.8822,


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Dear Heller, Braun and Stein families --

Such wonderful, fun and funny memories of my many years hanging with Carol. She was truly a very special and unique person who will be terribly missed.
Sending all of you our deepest condolences and much love.

Sharon and Joel Davis

Sharon and Joel Davis
October 4, 2022