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Jerome Handler

Jerome Handler died in Evanston, Ill., on July 14, 2020, not of Covid but because he was 93 years old. Husband to Barbara for 68 years. Father of four: Bob (Dawn Harris), Alan (Patricia Eastman), Peter (Mary Beth Sova), and Liz (Steve Krupkin). Grandfather of a dozen: Amy, Drew, Rachel, Jordan, Maggie, Kathryn, Claudia, Austen, […]

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Susan Frolichstein

Susan Frolichstein, nee Heyman, age 79, beloved wife of the late Seymour “Sy” Rees Frolichstein. Loving mother of Tamar (Elliot) Frolichstein-Appel and Michael (Ellen) Frolichstein.  Proud grandmother of Jessica, Melanie, Samuel, Abraham, Nathaniel and the late Joseph. Dear sister of Gerry (Steven) Keen and Jay (Judy) Heyman.   To keep everyone safe and healthy, the family will be hosting an online memorial service Tuesday at 7 pm and an […]

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David Alan Pituch

David Alan Pituch, 72, of Evanston passed away in the early morning of Tuesday, June 23rd, of health complications after a long battle with the bone marrow disorder MDS and leukemia. A celebrated saxophonist, author, and devoted educator, he studied music at the Baldwin and Wallace College Conservatory, the University of Colorado Boulder, and Northwestern […]

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Alexander “Sandy” Lamberg

Alexander “Sandy” Lamberg, 87, longtime co-owner of Evanston Plumbing & Heating, passed away Wednesday, June 10, 2020 surround by family at his retirement home outside Rapid River, Mich.  Born and raised on the Upper Peninsula, Sandy enlisted in the Army during the Korean War and served from 1952-54. Shortly after he married the former Marlene […]

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Joel Asprooth, Evanston’s Whiz-Kid City Manager, Led the City at a Critical Time in Its History

Jay Terry, the City’s onetime Health and Human Services Director, joined the City in August of 1989, which happened to be the last year of then-City Manager Joel M. Asprooth’s tenure with the City. At that time, the City Council chambers was arranged in a horseshoe fashion, with the Mayor, City Manager and City Clerk […]

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Barbara Anne Lloyd Nickels

Barbara Anne Lloyd Nickels, trailblazing Evanston elementary school teacher, died April 21, 2020 from Covid-19. Barbara Nickels, 87, was born in Green Bay, Wis., in 1932 and studied art and elementary education at Ripon College in Wisconsin before moving to Evanston in 1963. A forceful advocate for civil rights in the early days of public […]

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Ernest Smith

Ernest Smith Ernest Smith passed away Friday, March 27, 2020.  He was 69 years old.  Lovingly called “Ernie” by many, he worked for J. P. Morgan Chase in Evanston for 29 years as a Personal Banker/Customer Service Representative.  He was also a prior member of the Evanston Youth Job Center. 

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Joseph Lewis Kromash

Joseph Lewis Kromash passed away suddenly on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, appropriately in the wine aisle of BJ’s, despite extensive heroic efforts by concerned passersby and first responders to revive him. He was 82 years old and had been in declining health. We, his family, are heartbroken and will miss his presence, love, and kindness […]

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Stuart Allen Evans

Stuart Allen Evans passed away in his Evanston home on Monday, January 13, 2020.  He was 97.  Born December 21, 1922 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Mr. Evans lived in San Leandro, California and then Homewood, Illinois until his family moved to Evanston in 1935.  He attended Haven Middle School and Evanston Township High School, where he […]