Bender, Judge Gerald C. age 73, loving father of Judge Michael Ian (Lauren) Bender, Alissa Lynn (David) Cutler, and Heather Joye Bender, cherished Zadie of Brittany Goldberg, Rachel Bender, Brandon Goldberg, Rebekah Bender, Eliana Bender and Saige Bender. Dear brother of Phyllis and Sharon. Judge of Circuit Court of Cook County, Co-founder Jewish Judges Association. Past President of Decalogue Society of Lawyers. Personal attorney for Simon Weisenthal. Vice-President of Holocaust Memorial Foundation of Illinois. Village of Lincolnwood Trustee. Services Monday, 12:30 PM at Congregation B'nei Ruven 6350 N. Whipple St., Chicago, IL 60659. Interment Shalom. In lieu of flowers, donations in his name may be made to Congregation B'nei Ruven. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals, 847.229.8822, www.cjfinfo.com
Published by Chicago Sun-Times on Nov. 29, 2010.