Arthur S. Schechter
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. Services are private. To leave condolences and for information, including link to view the service: Shalom Memorial Funeral Home (847) 255-3520 or

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Published by Chicago Tribune on Jan. 24, 2021.
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Artie was a perfect partner for Carol. They were a loving and fun-loving couple who gave their family and friends many wonderful moments of joy and hilarity. What a pair! I will always remember them with a smile and a chuckle.
Ruth Blohm
January 25, 2021