Joyce Himmel
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Himmel, Joyce Joyce Himmel nee Adler, age 94 1/2 . Beloved wife of the late Harold Himmel. Loving mother of Barbara (Jeff) Mazur, James (Patricia) Himmel, and Patricia (Jon) Ellis. Proud grandmother of Elizabeth (Eric) Levin, David (Katherine) Himmel, Carrie (Jeremy) Elsberg, Eric (Jasmin) Himmel, Seth (Kelli) Ellis, Steven (Stephanie) Himmel, and Tyler (fiancée Emily Wayne). Cherished great-grandmother of Eli, Levi, Eitan, Raina, Avery and Harrison. She lived by the philosophy I must make what happens to me, good for me. Service Tuesday 11AM at Temple Anshe Sholom, 20820 Western Avenue, Olympia Fields, IL 60461. Interment Oak Woods Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Flossmoor Library, 1000 Sterling Avenue, Flossmoor, IL 60422, Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals Skokie Chapel, 847.229.8822, Sign Guest Book at

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Published in Chicago Sun-Times on May 14, 2019.
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September 30, 2019
We are so sorry to hear this - so late. Joyce was a dear friend from the old days. We stayed in touch via holiday cards and caught up.

She was a lovely woman!! and will be missed.

Judy and Ralph Anderson
Wichita, Ks
July 11, 2019
Barbara Becker
June 15, 2019
I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Joyce.

Always continue to cherish the wonderful memories that you shared together; and may the God of Loving, Kindness and Compassion console your grieving heart during this difficult time.
Psalms 94:19
Nese Ben
May 26, 2019
I was saddened to hear of the passing of your beloved mother and grandmother. My deepest sympathy. Joni Reuben
Joni Reuben
May 16, 2019
Joyce was a dynamic woman. She was very intelligent. A with it woman ;trying to emulate her will be difficult. Her life should be one to celebrate.
Alene Fishbein
May 15, 2019
Very sorry to learn of Joyce's passing.
She was a very nice lady and wonderful neighbor. Sincere condolences to her family. I will miss seeing her sitting out in the sun.
Kimberly Davis
May 14, 2019
Jim, I was so sorry to hear about your Mom. Keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.
Debbie Durkovic
May 14, 2019
Dear Barbara, Jeff, James, Patricia, Jon, and family please accept our deepest condolences for your loss. May the God of all comfort be with you during this difficult time. Exodus 6:3
FG Rich
May 14, 2019
My sincere condolences to the family and friends.Make God your stronghold during this difficult time.
Cheryl Lynn
May 14, 2019
My genuine condolences to your family. Joyce was one of my mom and dads ( Caroline and Richard Coen) favorite people in the world. Really.

-Jim Coen
May 13, 2019
Joyce had many wonderful qualities.How nice it would be to have more people with her philosophy on life .Our sympathy to her family. Roz and Gene Feingold
May 13, 2019
Polly Deutelbaum
May 13, 2019
Michael, Samantha, and Jackson. Sorry for your loss.
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