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Edward Merkin

Edward Sherman Merkin

Tuesday, July 2nd, 1929 - Tuesday, October 13th, 2020
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Obituary

Edward Sherman Merkin, age 91, owned Ed’s Shoes, located on the southwest side of Chicago; beloved husband and best friend for 55 years of Phyllis, nee Fendelman; loving father of Scott Merkin, Jeff (Traci) Merkin, and Randy (Beth) Merkin; adored grandfather of Summer, Jacob, Brett, and Dana; devoted son of the late Harry and the late Goldie Merkin; cherished brother of Joan (late Herbert) Auerbach and the late Albert (late Eunice) Merkin; dear brother-in-law of Bonnie (Richard) Ebstein; treasured uncle, great uncle and friend to many. Ed deeply loved his family and valued the traditions and spiritual essence of being Jewish. The graveside service and shiva will be private. The service will be livestreamed Thursday, 12 Noon CST at www.goldmanfuneralgroup.com. Under Recent Services, click on Ed’s photo and scroll down to Service Details to view the service. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Temple Chai, 1670 Checker Rd., Long Grove, IL 60047 www.templechai.org. Info: The Goldman Funeral Group (847) 478-1600.
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Service Details

  • Service

    Thursday, October 15th, 2020 | 12:00pm
    When
    Thursday, October 15th, 2020 12:00pm
    Location
    Private
    Address
    -
    Notes
    The graveside service and shiva will be private. The service will be livestreamed Thursday, 12 Noon CST. To view the livestream, please click on the video below, or for a direct link, please CLICK HERE

    Officiant
    Rabbi Ilana Baden
  • Interment

    Location
    Private
    Address
    -
  • Shiva

    Location
    Private
    Address
    , --
    Notes
    The graveside service and shiva will be private. The service will be livestreamed Thursday, 12 Noon CST at www.goldmanfuneralgroup.com. Under Recent Services, click on Ed’s photo and scroll down to Service Details to view the service.

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Donations are being accepted for: TEMPLE CHAI.

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evi kraemer

Posted at 07:50pm
Dear Merkins
We were so saddened to learn of Ed's passing and want you to know that our thougthts are with you.We have many memories of our TBY days that we shared. I also remember the special party that you made for Ed's birthday. May his memory be of a blessing.
Thinking of you all.
Evi and Steven Kraemer
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Ronald Stewart

Posted at 01:36pm
We have fond memories of Ed and he will be missed. Our condolences to Phyllis and the family.
Ron and Sherry Stewart
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