In Memorial

Neal Gothelf

Date of Death: October 15th, 2020
27 in Tishri 5781


Neal Gothelf, 73, died of lymphoma at home on Thursday, October 15, 2020. Retired CPS Teacher. Survived by cherished wife of 53 years Roselyn née Klavan; devoted father of Wendy (Scott Wisneski), Jennifer (David Tillman), and Andrew (Samantha Gothelf); adoring grandfather of Joshua and Emily Wisneski, Hunter, Cassidy, Bailey, Sydney, Juliette, and Delaney Tillman, Harrison, Leah and Madeline Gothelf; son of the late Harry and Sally Gothelf, son-in-law of Bennett (the late Doris) Klavan, loving brother of the late Judy (the late Jerry) Gamze, Inez (Alan) Wachtel and brother-in-law of the late Bruce Klavan. Private graveside service was held. Please contact a family member for a link to view the service. A memorial will be held at a later date. Donations can be made to Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, or Residential Hospice, For information or to leave condolences, Shalom Memorial Funeral Home (847) 255-3520 or

Service Information

Service : Sunday, October 18th at 2:00 pm
Service Location: Private Graveside Service -Shalom Memorial Park

Shalom Memorial Park
1700 W. Rand Road
Arlington Heights

Guest Book & Memories

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October 19th, 2020

Hi Roselyn,
My parents, Dorris and Henry Rosenberg, were very good friends of your parents.
I knew about your family from my parents and met your parents on many occasions.
I just read that your husband passed away and I wanted to sent my condolences to you and your family. It seemed from the obit that your father was still alive. Please send him my sincere sympathy.
May you find pease with your family.
Fondly, Jane Rosenberg Scheff

~jane rosenberg scheff
~friend of family, Highland park, il


Yahrzeit Dates For Neal Gothelf

Tradition directs us in the evening before the Yahrzeit dates listed below, the anniversary of our loved one's day of death, we are to kindle a candle in our homes as a reminder of their place in our hearts.

Gregorian Date
27th of Tishri 578210/3/2021
27th of Tishri 578310/22/2022
27th of Tishri 578410/12/2023
27th of Tishri 578510/29/2024
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