Levine, Major General William P. Major General William P. Levine passed away on Friday, March 29, 2013 at the age of 97. Loving husband of Rhoda Kreiter Levine and the late Leah Goldberg Levine; devoted son of the late Sadie and Joseph Levine; eldest brother of Robert and the late Clarence and Orrin Levine; extraordinary father of John (Merril), Maxine (John Souza), Susan Kreiter Margolis (Dr. Fred Margolis), Shelley Kreiter-Solow (Sheldon Solow), Robin Kreiter Plotkin (Jonathan Plotkin); adoring grandfather of David and Adam Margolis, Alison and David Solow, Noah, Oliver, Alexander and Pearl Plotkin. Born July 1, 1915 in Duluth Minnesota and graduated from the University of Minnesota
in 1937. Served in Europe as an officer in the 34 AAA Group during World War II
. Following the war, William served for 30 years in the Army Reserve achieving rank of Major General. Awarded the Legion of Merit and Distinguished Service Medal. In civilian life, William was President of Lakeside Plastics Sales Company. Services Sunday, March 31 at 11:00 AM at Moriah Congregation, 200 Taub Drive, Deerfield. Interment with full military honors to immediately follow at Shalom Memorial Park, 1700 West Rand Road, Arlington Heights. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to a meaningful
. For information: Shalom Memorial Funeral Home, (847)255-3520 or www.shalom2.com
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