Funeral Details

Ileen D. Falk

December 22, 1945 - May 15, 2024


Date and Time

Sunday, May 19, 2024 at 1:00 PM


Chicago Jewish Funerals
Buffalo Grove Chapel
195 North Buffalo Grove Road
Buffalo Grove, Illinois 60089
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Rabbi Sidney Helbraun
Temple Beth-El


Shalom Memorial Park
1700 Rand Road
Arlington Heights, Illinois 60004
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Chicago Jewish Funerals
195 N. Buffalo Grove Road
Buffalo Grove, Illinois 60089
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Sunday upon return from the cemetery until 9PM

Contributions can be made via Alyssa Duvel (Shiva Coordinator), 847-208-6877.

The service will be live streamed on Sunday, May 19, 2024 at 01:00 PM Central Time.

Memorial Contributions

The Ark Northwest
3100 Dundee Road, Suite 802
Northbrook, Illinois 60062
Temple Beth-El of Northbrook
3610 Dundee Road
Northbrook, Illinois 60062
a charity of your choice


Ileen Donna Falk, nee Buslik, 78.

Beloved wife for 49 years of the late Kenneth A. Falk. Loving mother of Holly Falk-Krzesinski (Mitch Krzesinski), Michael Falk (Sylwia Ksiazczyk) and Joshua Falk (Sarah Greene-Falk), mother-in-law of Susan Niewiarowski (Piotr). Fiercely proud grandma/bubbe of Rachel Krzesinski, Callum, Evelyn and Jacob Falk, Bodhi Falk, Vivianne Niewiarowski and Ariella, Zachary, and Talia Duvel. Dear sister of Gary Buslik (Ruthann Taylor), Marc Buslik, Randi Buslik, sister-in-law of Gerald Falk (Edith) and soul sister to Marlene Sachs (Stacy). Joyful aunt of Aaron, Stephanie (Daniel Thomas) and Brandon Wishnoff (Angelica), Rebecca Gschwend (Nicholas), the late Andrew Buslik, and Laura Sachs, Alyssa Duvel (Jim), and Jeff Sachs (Amy). Will be missed by many aunts, uncles, (great) nieces, (great) nephews, cousins and friends.

Ileen lived her life in care of her family and friends. She emanated kindness and was deeply protective of those she loved. She was proud to be called a homemaker, was a voracious reader, and brought joy and togetherness through her delicious cooking.

Service Sunday, May 19, 2024, 1:00pm at Chicago Jewish Funerals, 195 North Buffalo Grove Rd, (one block North of Lake Cook Rd) Buffalo Grove. Interment Shalom Memorial Park, Arlington Heights. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Ileen’s memory to The Ark Northwest,, Temple Beth-El of Northbrook, or a charity of your choice. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals - Buffalo Grove Chapel, 847.229.8822, To attend the funeral live stream, please visit our website. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals - Buffalo Grove Chapel, 847.229.8822,


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Dear Holly and family,
Oh, I remember your mom so well. Always there for you and your brothers. My deep condolences. Keep the good memories.
Sincerely, Dodie Levine

Dodie Levine
May 17, 2024