Irving Gelman

Obituary of Irving Gelman

Irving "Buzzie" Gelman, 89, of Las Vegas and formerly of Chicago, passed away February 25, 2018. Irving was born October 16, 1928 in Chicago, IL to the late George and the late Florence (Moshel) Gelman.

He served in the Army during the Korean Conflict earning a Service Medal with 3 Bronze Service Stars. Irving worked with Irv's Men's Clothing Store in Palatine IL.

He is survived by his wife Eunice (Mosak) Gelman; sons Scott (Cheryl) Gelman of Chicago, IL and Jory Gelman of Mt. Prospect, IL; grandson Joseph "Joey" Gelman; sister Jean Modes of Las Vegas and brother Bernard (Marla) Gelman of Vancouver, WA. He is predeceased by his brother William Gelman.

The funeral will be held 12:00 pm on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at Chicago Jewish Funerals, 8851 Skokie Boulevard, Skokie, IL. Burial will follow at Shalom Memorial Funeral Home, Arlington Heights.

Contributions in Irving's memory are requested to the Lungevity Foundation.