Norman Sigele

Norman Zolton Sigele

March 6, 1925 - August 21, 2019
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Norman Sigele, an icon of the photographic industry, 94, died peacefully August 21st. He was a long time Chicago and Evanston resident and Veteran of the Army-Air Force during WWII. Loving husband for 59 years to the late Mitzi (nee Dobkin), cherished father of Linda Elinoff, Kim Sigele, Craig Sigele and Wendy Sigele Hosmer; devoted grandfather of Jonah Elinoff, Aaron Elinoff, Talia Afasano, Alanna Elinoff, Arielle Pollock, Cecil Sigele, and great-grandchildren Theodore and Fitzwilliam; dear brother of the late Irving and Anne Sigele, the late Goldie and Jack Nusbaum, and the late Harry Sigele (survived by Rizel); fond uncle and great-uncle of many nieces and nephews. Norman was a true gentleman who lived an extraordinary life of kindness, dignity, and integrity. Graveside service Friday 10:30 AM at Westlawn Cemetery, 7801 W Montrose Ave Norridge IL. In lieu of flowers contributions in Norman’s name to the Weizmann Institute of Science would be appreciated. Info-Mitzvah Memorial Funerals, 630-MITZVAH (630-648-9824), or
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Service Details

  • Service

    August 23, 2019 | 10:30am
    August 23, 2019 10:30am
    Westlawn Cemetery
    7801 W. Montrose Avenue
    Norridge, IL 60706
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    Westlake Section
  • Reception

    August 23, 2019 | 12:30pm - 4:00pm
    August 23, 2019 12:30pm - 4:00pm
    Brookdale-Vernon Hills
    145 N. Milwaukee Avenue
    Vernon Hills, IL 60061
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    There will be an additional shiva at the Residence of Wendy Sigele (Steve) Hosmer: 1466 Chippewa Trail, Wheeling, Illinois 60090 on Saturday from 12Noon-7PM


  • Army Air Corps


Donations are being accepted for: WEISMANN FOUNDATION.


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Private Condolence

Jack LaRocco

Posted at 03:35pm
To the SIGELE family.... I am the nephew of FRANK FOTIS..(fotis photos)...40 years ago...I worked at Norman Sigele studio...Award Prints.. Standard Studio..part time all through high school and college. Norm taught me so much...he was a valued mentor as i was growing up..i owe my strong work ethic to him .and he got me i interesred in investing at an early age...we lost touch as i moved on in life. .but .I'm glad he lived to a great old age.. im so sorry for your loss....respectfully...Jack LaRocco...312 504 2825....

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