William Kolen

iconWilliam "Bill(y)" A. Kolen, age 55, of Evanston, IL, Beloved husband of Caryn Friedman. Loving father of David Kolen and the late Joshua Kolen. Amazing step-dad of Jimmy and Joey Fisher. Cherished brother of Michael (Amy) Kolen and Barbara Kolen (Don). Adored son of the late Eugene and the late Corinne nee Rosen. Dear son-in-law of Leona Friedman and the late Morrie Friedman. Fond brother-in-law of Larry (Michelle) Friedman Susie Levine, Danny (Lisa) Friedman and Special uncle of Raychel (Paul), Daniel, Cece (Steve), Rica, and 13 additional nieces & nephews. Graduate of The University of Iowa and Cornell Law School. Passionately worked as a poverty lawyer for the past 30 years. Life-long member of the Skokie Men's Club. Memorial service Friday, 2:30 PM at Beth Emet - The Free Synagogue, 1224 W. Dempster, Evanston, In lieu of flowers, memorials to Midwest Palliative and Hospice CareCenter, 2050 Claire Court, Glenview, IL 60025, www.carecenter.org or LAF, 120 S. LaSalle Street, Ste. 900, Chicago, IL 60603 www.lafchicago.org or Connections for the Homeless in Evanston, 2010 Dewey Ave, Evanston, IL 60201 www.cfthinc.org would be appreciated. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals - Skokie Chapel, 847.229.8822, www.cjfinfo.com.


Funeral Home

Chicago Jewish Funerals - Skokie Chapel
8851 Skokie Boulevard Skokie, IL 60077-2224
(847) 229-8822

Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on June 6, 2013