500 Lake Cook Road
Suite #350
Deerfield, IL 60015
Phone: 630-MITZVAH (630-648-9824)
Fax: 847-282-5136

This Book of Memories memorial website is designed to be a permanent tribute paying tribute to the life and memory of Donald Rutstein. It allows family and friends a place to re-visit, interact with each other, share and enhance this tribute for future generations. We are both pleased and proud to provide the Book of Memories to the families of our community.

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Obituary for Donald Irwin Rutstein


Donald Rutstein. Beloved husband of the late Jewell Rutstein. Cherished father of Robbie Rutstein, Steven (Lori) Rutstein, Frances (Joseph Artzer) Rutstein, and Lori (Thomas Fox) Hoefler. Loving grandfather of Jenna Hoefler, Katy Hoefler, Alex Rutstein, and the late Vanessa Hoefler. Fond brother of Lewis (the late Sara) Rutstein and the late Jane Lavender. Dear uncle of Dr. Geoffrey Simmons, Joel Rothschild, and Patti (George Kirkman) Ward. Special grandpa of Joseph Christopher and Vanessa Lucinda. Don was a Diamond Life Master bridge player and an avid White Sox fan. A Celebration of his Life will be held Saturday 4PM-9PM at Lincolnwood Place, 7000 N. McCormick Blvd, Lincolnwood, IL 60712. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Guardian Hospice, 181 Waukegan Rd., Suite 301, Northfield, IL 60093 or the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601 would be appreciated. Arrangement by Mitzvah Memorial Funerals, 630-Mitzvah (630-648-9824) or www.MITZVAHFUNERALS.com
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