In Memorial

Marian Kaufman

Date of Death: October 4th, 2021
28 Tishri 5782


Marian Kaufman, nee Kousnetz, beloved of the late Richard I. Kaufman, D.D.S. for almost 78 years; loving mother of Paula (Imad) Kaufman-Dajani, Shari (Harvey) Shapiro, Jo Ellen (James) Porges, Louis Kaufman, and the late Steven Alan; cherished "Honey" of Marissa (Adam) Samit, Jason Shapiro, Jacob Kaufman and Rachel Kaufman; proud great-grandmother of Aviva Samit and Simona Samit; dear sister of the late Carol Sterkin and the late JoAnn Pizer-Fox; adored daughter of the late Selig and Ella; favorite aunt, and loyal and devoted friend to many. Graveside services were held at Shalom Memorial Park, Arlington Heights. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Dr. Richard I. and Marian Kaufman Leo Baeck Scholarship Fund, Beth Emet Synagogue, 1224 Dempster St., Evanston, IL 60202. To leave condolences or for information, including a link to view services: (847) 255-3520 or

Service Information

Service : Wednesday, October 6th at 2:30 pm
Service Location: Private Service-Live Stream Access - Shalom Memorial Park

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Shalom Memorial Park
1700 W. Rand Road
Arlington Heights

Shiva Information

Family Home of Louis Kaufman
5912 Crain Street
Morton Grove, Illinois 60053

Following the service through the evening.

Out of concern for each other, vaccination and masks are required to attend.

Dr. Richard I. and Marian Kaufman
Leo Baeck Scholarship Fund
Beth Emet Synagogue
1224 Dempster Street
Evanston, Illinois 60202

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October 5th, 2021

Many years of times our families shared Happy times together. My parents vacationed with Marian and Richard, and family dinners shared. No matter the end, I love her and Richard very much and will keep them always in my Thoughts with joy. Condolences go out to the family.

~Barbra Maniatis
~, Orland Park, Il


Yahrzeit Dates For Marian Kaufman

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
28th of Tishri 578310/23/2022
28th of Tishri 578410/13/2023
28th of Tishri 578510/30/2024
28th of Tishri 578610/20/2025
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