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In Loving Memory of

Louis Sommerfeld

April 5th, 2024


Louis Sommerfeld, DDS, 82. Beloved husband for 58 years to Sherrie, nee Fine; devoted father of Steven (Nicole) Sommerfeld and Michael (Jennifer Schaen) Sommerfeld; cherished grandfather of Joshua, Ashley, Sydney, and Abby Sommerfeld; loving brother of the late Robert (Judy) Sommerfeld and brother-in-law of Beverly (the late Arnold) Spiro, Cookie (Peppy) Kanarish, and Joni (the late Louis) Goldstein; caring son of the late Wallace and Helen; treasured uncle and great-uncle of many; dear cousin of the late Marvin (Marilyn) Sommerfeld and the late Hubert (Judy) Sommerfeld. Louis was a proud US Army veteran. He was a well-loved dentist with practices in Chicago and Schiller Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America,, or the North Chicago VA, service Wednesday, April 10, 2:30 PM at Shalom Memorial Funeral Home, 1700 W. Rand Road, Arlington Heights. Interment following at Shalom Memorial Park. For information, including a link to view the service, shiva, and to leave condolences,, 847-255-3520.

Memorial Events

Shalom Chapel Service

Date & Time Wednesday 04/10/2024 at 02:30 PM

Address Shalom Memorial Funeral Home
1700 West Rand Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004


Address Shalom Memorial Park
1700 W. Rand Road
Arlington Heights


Max and Benny's
461 Waukegan Road
Northbrook, Illinois 60062

Following interment until 8 PM

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