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Obituary for Gordon L. Skinner

Gordon L.  Skinner
Gordon L. Skinner, OD, age 89, of Palm Desert, CA, formerly of Chicago; beloved husband of Carolyn, nee Lamet and the late Elaine; loving father of Jeffrey (fiancée Karen), Joel (Laurie) and Holly Skinner; cherished stepfather of Fonda Loft and Lori (Michael) Hershenhouse; adored grandpa of Elaine (fiancé Jeremy), Aaron, Mickey, Dena, David, Corey and Jordan; dear brother of Lois (Harry) Becker; fond brother-in-law of the late Jackie (Sol) Jolcover; treasured uncle and friend of many. Service Tuesday, 2:30 p.m. at The Chapel, 195 N. Buffalo Grove Rd., Buffalo Grove (1 blk N. of Lake Cook Rd.). Interment Shalom Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the charity of your choice. Info: The Goldman Funeral Group, (847) 478-1600.
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