Funeral Details

Marilyn Dermer

June 26, 1926 - January 24, 2023


Date and Time

Thursday, January 26, 2023 at 10:00 AM


Chicago Jewish Funerals
Skokie Chapel
8851 Skokie Boulevard
Skokie, Illinois 60077
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Rabbi Jeffrey Weill
Cantor Daniel Gale
Ezra-Habonim, the Niles Township Jewish Congregation


Waldheim Jewish Cemetery
1400 South Des Plaines Avenue
Forest Park, Illinois 60130
Interment will be private
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Ravinia Green
1200 Saunders Road
Deerfield, Illinois 60015
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Thursday from 5pm until 9pm
Dermer Residence
8833 Kenton Avenue
Skokie, Illinois 60076
Friday from 2pm until 5pm and Saturday from 6pm until 9pm

Memorial Contributions

American Diabetes Association
55 East Monroe Street, Suite 3420
Chicago, Illinois 60603
Ezra-Habonim, the Niles Township Jewish Congregation
4500 West Dempster Street
Skokie, Illinois 60076


Marilyn Dermer nee Steinberg, age 96

Beloved wife of the late Harold Dermer. Loving mother of David (Linda) Dermer, Karen (Brad) Martin, Kenneth (the Hon. Shelley Sutker-Dermer) Dermer, and the late Dennis (the late Fern) Dermer. Proud grandmother of Brandon Dermer, Amanda (Zak) Zeman, Elana Dermer, Jacob Dermer, Justin Martin, Alex (Yotaka) Martin, Blair (Bradley) Schiller, Blake (Jorie) Dermer, Chelsea (Scott) Evens. Cherished great grandmother of Zeke, Noah, Braydon, Mason, Brooklyn, and Cameron. Dear sister of the late Sybil (the late Floyd) Gitelman and sister-in-law of Betty (the late Fred) Ruben. Service Thursday, Jan. 26, 10AM at Chicago Jewish Funerals, 8851 Skokie Blvd. (at Niles Center Road) Skokie. Private interment at Waldheim Jewish Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association, 55 East Monroe St., Suite 3420, Chicago, Illinois 60603 or Ezra-Habonim, the Niles Township Jewish Congregation, 4500 West Dempster St., Skokie, Illinois 60076, To attend the funeral virtually, please visit Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals - Skokie Chapel, 847.229.8822.


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Ken and Shelley and Family;
Our condolences on Marilyn's passing. We hope you are comforted by pleasant memories of your times with her.

Scott and Lonni Glickson
January 26, 2023
Our deepest condolences on your loss. May Marilyn’s memkoey be only a blessing to you, her family and friends…

Sheldon Cohen
January 26, 2023
I am so sorry for the loss of your mother!
I remember the Lincolnwood good times and always seeing her outside when we were waiting for the school bus on the corner or coming home.
Thinking of all
Of you!
Randi Oppenheim Berger

Randi Berger
January 28, 2023
Please accept my condolences on your mother’s passing
May her memory be a blessing

Michael Rudman
January 31, 2023