Funeral Details


Funeral Details

Joyce Himmel

May 30, 1924 - May 11, 2019


Date and Time

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 11:00 AM


Temple Anshe Sholom
20820 South Western Avenue
Olympia Fields, Illinois 60461


Rabbi Scott Saulson
Temple Anshe Sholom


Oak Woods Cemetery
1035 East 67th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637
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Himmel Residence
1245 Berry Lane
Flossmoor, Illinois 60422

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Following the interment until 8PM and Wednesday 7PM-9PM
Minyan service both evenings at 7PM

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Memorial Contributions

Flossmoor Library
1000 Sterling Avenue
Flossmoor, Illinois 60422


Joyce Himmel nee Adler, age 94 ½. Beloved wife of the late Harold Himmel. Loving mother of Barbara (Jeff) Mazur, James (Patricia) Himmel, and Patricia (Jon) Ellis. Proud grandmother of Elizabeth (Eric) Levin, David (Katherine) Himmel, Carrie (Jeremy) Elsberg, Eric (Jasmin) Himmel, Seth (Kelli) Ellis, Steven (Stephanie) Himmel, and Tyler (fiancée Emily Wayne). Cherished great-grandmother of Eli, Levi, Eitan, Raina, Avery and Harrison. She lived by the philosophy I must make what happens to me, good for me. Service Tuesday 11AM at Temple Anshe Sholom, 20820 Western Avenue, Olympia Fields, IL 60461. Interment Oak Woods Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Flossmoor Library, 1000 Sterling Avenue, Flossmoor, IL 60422, Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals - Skokie Chapel, 847.229.8822,


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Polly Deutelbaum and family

Our entire family sends our deepest condolences to the Himmel family. Joyce was so special to all of us, especially to Polly. What a long and wonderful friendship we had. She will be remembered for years to come.
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