Gertrude Drell

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Drell, Gertrude Gertrude (née Bleicher) Drell, age 101. Beloved wife of the late Oscar Drell; devoted mother of Adrienne Drell (Frank Nitikman), Terri (Laurence) Schwartz, Jill Leslie Drell and Pamela Drell (Alan Kalmikoff); cherished grandmother of Deborah Schwartz (Frederick Peurye), Major Daniel Schwartz, USMC, Joshua (Jessica) Kalmikoff and Katherine Kalmikoff; adoring great-grandmother of Benjamin Peurye and Nathan Kalmikoff; predeceased by her parents, Abraham and Bertha and her siblings, Charles, Frieda, Leo, Morris and Helen; also survived by her grand-dogs, Mimi, Henry and Gracie. Gertrude was a 1933 Graduate of Belmont Hospital School of Nursing and was a proud registered nurse for over seven decades. Funeral services, Friday, July 11, 2014, 12:00 Noon at Weinstein Funeral Home, 111 Skokie Blvd, Wilmette, IL 60091, 847-256-5700. Interment to follow at Westlawn Cemetery, Norridge, IL. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in her name may be made to CJE SeniorLife (Council for the Jewish Elderly), 3003 W Touhy Ave, Chicago, IL 60645, (773) 508-1000 or a health related .

Published in Chicago Sun-Times on July 9, 2014
Gertrude Drell
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