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Robert Samuel Siegel

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Robert Samuel Siegel, beloved husband of Dolores Devera, nee Cooperman; fantastic father of Joanne (Walter), Barbara

(Joseph) and Howard (Arika); very special grandpa to Alex and Emily

Friedman, Erik Thiem, Aidan and Riston

Siegel; son of the late Edna and Jack Siegel of Cleveland, OH; son-in-law of the late Rose and Harry Cooperman of Chicago, IL; brother-in-law of Marcia Ann Cooperman of Oregon; caring cousin of Norman Rosenthal of Philadelphia, PA. Proudly served as LTJG in the US Navy during the Korean War. While stationed at USN Audit Ofc Chicago in 1953 he met the love of his life; they married in 1956. Bob died of complications after heart surgery at Evanston Hospital. He was a Distinguished Member of the Illinois CPA Society and retired Financial VP; graduated cum laude from Miami U, Oxford, OH; (Phi Beta Kappa & Beta Gamma Sigma) continued his studies at Northwestern U. Long time community volunteer, ex Northbrook Park District VP, activist and charitable humanitarian. The world has lost one of it "Finest". He will forever be in our hearts. Interment was at Shalom Memorial Park. Private service was held. Contributions in his name to American Heart Assoc., 208 S. LaSalle, Chicago, IL 60604 or Nat'l MS Society, Illinois Chapter, 525 W. Monroe, Suite 900, Chicago, IL 60661-9969 or charity of your choice. For info: Shalom Memorial Funeral Home


Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on Apr. 9, 2008
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