In Memorial

Evelyn Salk

Date of Death: January 14th, 2022
12 Shevat 5782


Evelyn Salk (nee Putterman), age 95, passed away peacefully in her home in Highland Park on January 14, 2022. Evelyn is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 71 years, Arthur Salk; children Carol Salk, Bruce Salk (Barbara), Janet Salk (Lloyd); grandchildren Ryan Andrews (Johanna), Stacey Abrams (William), Greg Andrews (Michelle), Mere Abrams (Nola), Rachel Salk (David), Kevin Abrams, Allison Salk and Natalie Salk; and great-grandchildren Levi Andrews, Olivia Weinberg, Emery Abrams, Skye Andrews and Kai Andrews. Evelyn is survived by her sister Lila Spigelman (Myron) and her in-laws Jerry Schaffner, Robert Salk and Harriett Salk. She is preceded in death by sisters Selma Schaffner and Shirley Prager (Robert). Evelyn loved being a first-grade teacher at Red Oak School, leading children's classes at the Botanic Gardens, giving sibling tours at Highland Park Hospital's Maternity Ward, and serving on the Board of the Highland Park Library. Her passion for her family and her rose garden is a blessing to all. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Kohl Children's Museum, To keep everyone healthy, graveside services will be private on Sunday January 16, 2:00 PM. For additional information, and a link to view the service online, visit Shalom Memorial Funeral Home,, 847-255-3520.

Service Information

Service : Sunday, January 16th at 2:00 pm
Service Location: Private Graveside Service - Shalom Memorial Park

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The service took place: Jan 16, 2022 02:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
Viewneral Service Name: Evelyn Salk Funeral Service

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Shalom Memorial Park
1700 W. Rand Road
Arlington Heights

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Kohl Children’s Museum
2100 Patriot Boulevard
Glenview , Illinois 60026

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Yahrzeit Dates For Evelyn Salk

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
12th of Shevat 57832/3/2023
12th of Shevat 57841/22/2024
12th of Shevat 57852/10/2025
12th of Shevat 57861/30/2026
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