Funeral Details


Funeral Details

William R. Pitzele

June 25, 1930 - July 19, 2019


Date and Time

Monday, July 22, 2019 at 2:00 PM


Waldheim Jewish Cemetery
1400 South Des Plaines Avenue
Forest Park, Illinois 60130


Rabbi Margaret Frisch Klein
Congregation Kneseth Israel


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200 South Mannheim Road
Hillside, Illinois 60162

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Memorial Contributions

Jewish National Fund
42 East 69th Street
New York, New York 10021
Jewish Children's and Family Services
216 West Jackson Boulevard, Suite 700
Chicago, Illinois 60606


William R. Pitzele, age 89. Beloved husband of Susan nee Hornstein. Uncle of Keith (Rita) Pitzele, Perry (Wanda) Pitzele, Rabbi Joan (Alan Sacks) Pitzele Sacks, Arthur (Sharon) Friedman and Janice (Joss) Flanzbaum. Great uncle of Adam (Meytal) Pitzele, Dr. Aaron (Amanda) Pitzele, Jordan (Jon) Tauber, Joel Pitzele, Rachel Pitzele, Ben (Samantha) Sacks, Rachel Sacks, Brandon (Faith) Friedman, Sammie Flanzbaum, and Isaac Flanzbaum. Stepfather of David Weidling (Dr. Sherry Nordstrom), Sandi Weindling (Michael Murray) and Michael (Kendra) Weidling. Devoted brother of the late Melvin (Rae) Pitzele, the late Irma (the late Eugene) Friedman, and the late Sidney (the late Cecile) Pitzele. Graveside service at Waldheim Jewish Cemetery, (Gate 31), 1400 S. Des Plaines Ave., Forest Park, IL 60130. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Jewish National Fund or Jewish Childrens and Family Services. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals - Skokie Chapel, 847.229.8822,


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