Arthur S. Schechter, 87, beloved husband and best friend of the late Carol for over 64 years; devoted and loving father of Debra (Jerry) Hadesman, Steven (Kitty) Schechter and Lynda (Gene) Sachs; cherished Poppa of Stacey (Yuri) Lysoivanov, Aaron Hadesman, Alex Hadesman, Ryan (Angela) Schechter, Kara Schechter (fiance Patrick), Adam Sachs (girlfriend Stephanie), and Jordan (Emily) Sachs; dear brother of Eleanor (Abraham) Schwartz; treasured uncle and friend of many.
Arthur was a dedicated pharmacist and owner of numerous pharmacies in the Chicagoland area. He had an amazing sense of humor and a zest for life. He loved to share his newest joke, especially with his grandchildren. Arthur had a knack of keeping everyone together and happy. His greatest joy in life was his family.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Lung Association
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Published by Chicago Tribune on Jan. 24, 2021.