Heisler, Benjamin E. 88, romantically, devoted husband for 56 years of the late Beatrice (nee Berman), proud and beloved father of Marc (Eileen) and Gregory (Prudence), adoring and adored grandpa of Henry, Anne, Lucy and Sadie, loving son of the late Gertrude and Harry, cherished son-in-law of the late Anne and Ben Berman and dear brother of the late Sara Pawlan and of Max, Louis and Albert Heisler. Graduated from Tuley High School, attended Wright Jr. College and served in the U.S. Army in Italy and North Africa during the second world war. Ben was a natural Salesman with a genuine affinity and appreciation for his customers. He worked primarily in the floor coverings industry and had his own business for many years. He will be affectionately remembered for his kindness, integrity, sincerity, optimism, warmth, ever-present humor and dashing good looks. Services Sunday, 12 noon, at Weinstein Funeral Home North Shore Chapel
, 111 Skokie Blvd., Wilmette. Interment Westlawn Cemetery, Norridge. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to your favorite charity. For info: 847-256-5700
Published by Chicago Sun-Times from May 4 to May 6, 2007.