Rochelle Benjamin, beloved wife of the late Mort, loving mother of the late Laurel (Richard) Sorman and Neil (Pat) Benjamin. Proud grandmother of Dana and Zachary Sorman and Jeff, Jeremy and Jordan Benjamin. Loving sister of the late Bob (Rhoda) Esserman, Ron (Charlene) Esserman and lifelong friend and confidante of late sister June (Bill) Lewin. Cherished aunt of many nieces and nephews especially Bonnie (Rich) Gershenzon, Dede Lewin, and Judy Friedman. Chele as she was known for her whole adult life always had tremendous energy and a zest for life. She was a longtime interior designer, ASID member, self published author, custom furniture designer and contributor to charitable events. As the family hostess she always made the hundreds of dinners and events at her home over the years a beautiful, joyous occasion. She loved to make the world beautiful whether it was her clients' house, her house or a table setting. Everything associated with her had a "look". To her making things beautiful was not a chore but a labor of love, a lifetime of opportunity.Her enthusiasm and joy for life and the beauty she brought to so many lives will be sorely missed.Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society. Memorial service at Temple Jeremiah, Sunday, October 16, 2016 at 2 PM, 937 N. Happ Rd., Northfield, IL. Reception will follow at her home, for information or condolences call 847-845-0927.
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