Shirley B. Engelstein
1924 - 2021
Memory Gardens Cemetery
2501 East Euclid Ave
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
Shirley B. Engelstein, nee Kunin, age 97, of Lincolnwood, passed away peacefully May 30, 2021 at her home. She was born on May 17, 1924. Reunited in death with her beloved husband Judge Nathan Engelstein, brother Samuel Kunin, and sister Barbara Schrenzel. She is survived by her son Clifford Miller and his fiancé Helene Weiner, grandchildren Sarah and Jason, great-grandchild Molly, nieces and nephews, and dear friends. Shirley had a full life creating many unique fiber-art wall-hangings, was the Fine Arts Curator for the Village of Lincolnwood for many years, and a proud member of the Wilmette Art Guild and CAVA. Services to be Monday, June 14 at 1:00 pm at Memory Gardens, 2501 E. Euclid Ave, Arlington Heights, IL 60004.

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Published by PL-Central from Jun. 7 to Jun. 17, 2021.
Memory Gardens Cemetery
2501 East Euclid Ave, Arlington Heights, IL 60004
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I am so sorry for your loss. Please take comfort in the memories of time shared. Never forget that God cares. May his care soothe your hearts. (1Peter5:7)
S Chambers
June 16, 2021
Shirley was a wonderful woman who brought art to the Village of Lincolnwood. Every time she selected a new artist to put their works on display, it was like having a special art exhibit without the large crowds. She was a very special person and will be missed. My condolences to her family and friends.
Jean Ikezoe-Halevi
June 10, 2021
Loving thoughts and prayers for the family
June 9, 2021
Shirley was a dynamic force in Chicago´s Art Community. A trailblazing sculptor, she was also an excellent art curator with impeccable taste. While her world may have gotten smaller as she got older, she was never out of touch with the excitement of life. She spoke of great fondness for her early days as an interior designer at the Merchandise Mart, how she met her one and only love Nathan, and how proud she was of her son Clifford. She will be missed. Her memory is for a blessing.
Sandra Holubow
June 7, 2021
I am sorry to hear of your loss. Please accept my condolences. May the love of God, friends and family carry you through your grief.
June 4, 2021