Rabbi Stanley Kazan
Rabbi Stanley Kazan, 91, passed away peacefully April 29, beloved husband for 61 wonderful years to Frances, nee Rosin; devoted father of Jonathan (Marla), David (Joan) and Daniel (Tracy); cherished grandfather of Ronit (Philip) Shapiro, Grant, Ari, Molly, Adina, Josh, Andrew and Tori Kazan; adored great grandfather of Tali Shapiro; dear brother of Claire (the late Jonas) Kessler; fond brother-in-law of Dr. Norman (the late Norma) Rosin; loving uncle of many nieces and nephews. Born in Brooklyn, NY March 26, 1930 to immigrant parents, an uncle recognized Stanley's academic potential and encouraged his educational goals. After graduating from CCNY, Stanley was ordained by the Jewish Theological Seminary before earning a doctorate in Near Eastern Languages and Literature from Yale University. He served as Rabbi of Congregation Rodef Shalom in Tampa, Florida and founded Tampa's Hillel Academy. Stanley and his wife Frances moved their family to Northbrook when he became Assistant Professor at Spertus College of Judaica. After leading Congregation Moriah in Deerfield, Stanley served as Chaplain/Ethicist at Lutheran General Hospital before retiring at the age of 80. Stanley's greatest joy was his family. He will be greatly missed. The Kazan family wishes to thank the compassionate staff at Journey Care. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Congregation Beth Shalom (www.bethshalomnb.org) or JUF (juf.org). Private graveside service. Please attend via livestream, Monday 10:30 AM CST. For the link to view the service, and to leave condolences: Shalom Memorial Funeral Home, www.shalom2.com or (847) 255-3520.

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Published by Chicago Tribune on May 2, 2021.
Graveside service
via livestream
Funeral services provided by:
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Very sorry to read of Stan's passing. A great neighbor for many years.
Milt Salzer
May 5, 2021
Lauren and Barry Seiden
May 3, 2021
We are so very sorry for your loss. Sending hugs and prayers to you both.
Lauren, Barry Seiden
May 3, 2021
Sending our thoughts and prayers. Baruch Dayan Emet. With love , Cindy and Bob Marder
Cindy Marder
May 3, 2021
Sending you love and comfort at this difficult time. May his memory be a blessing for the Kazan family and all who loved and knew him.
Robin and Steven Arenzon
May 3, 2021
From our family to yours, heartfelt condolences for your loss. With love, Jodi, Dan, Sam, Elliana, Zach and Justin
Sinykin family
May 1, 2021
We are so very sorry for your loss. Mark, Carli, Sophie, and I are sending our sincere sympathy, heartfelt condolences, and lots of love to David, Joan, Grant, Molly, Andrew and your entire extended family. May his memory always be for a blessing!
Sharon & Mark Shapiro
May 1, 2021
Our sincerest condolences to your family. Rabbi Kazan was a wonderful man.
Jamie and Joel Baer
May 1, 2021