Leonard "Lou" Sherman, 95, passed away Sunday, September 1, 2019 at his home in Lincolnshire, IL.
He was born March 11, 1924 in St. Louis, MO, was formerly of Wilmette, living in Lincolnshire at Sedgebrook since 2005. Lou was a veteran of the US Army, serving in Italy during WWII, was a member of the
Masonic Lodge in St. Louis, the Medinah Shrine and volunteered at Shriners Hospital for Children in Chicago. He enjoyed ice skating and was past president of the Skokie Valley Figure Skating Club.
Lou will be remembered as a kind man who loved to make people laugh, was loved by all who knew him and will be dearly missed.
Surviving is his wife of 70 years, Shirley Sherman; 2 children, Robert "Bob" (Kay) Sherman and Patricia (Larry) White and by 5 grandchildren,
Ryan Sherman, Kelsey (Jay) Moon, Kortney Sherman, Patrick (Sydney) White and Jeff White.
A visitation will begin at 1:00 p.m. followed by a service at 4:00 p.m. Friday, September 6, 2019 at Burnett-Dane Funeral Home, 120 W. Park Ave.
(Rt. 176, one block west of Milwaukee Ave.) Libertyville, IL. Memorial contributions can be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children,
2211 N. Oak Park Ave. Chicago, IL 60707. For info: 847-362-3009 or share a memory at www.burnettdane.com.
Funeral Home is Burnett-Dane in Libertyville https://www.burnettdane.com/obituaries/Leonard-Sherman-3/#!/Obituar
(Photo is by Dr. Rich Rossman, taken May 12, 2016, at the Skokie Valley Skating Club Annual Meeting.)
| ||(Above, Starlights at Gothenburg)
The Starlights have been named USA 2, while USA 1 will be the Skyliners based out of Stamford, Connecticut,
and Monsey/Elmsford, New York.
The two junior teams represented the United States at the ISU World Junior Synchronized Skating Championships 2019 in Neuchatel, Switzerland on March 15-16, 2019.
Based in Buffalo Grove/Vernon Hills, Illinois, and Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, our Starlights placed second earlier this season at
Zagreb Snowflakes Trophy and third at Leon Lurje Trophy in Gothenburg, Sweden.
[Reports are from Chris Heiser, developmental coordinator for Skokie Valley Starlights, and the US Figure Skating Association.
(Right, Starlights at Zagreb)
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| || ||UGL Regionals|
Fort Wayne, IN
| ||Intermediate Ladies|
| ||Elsa Cheng, Skokie Valley SC||1||1||9|
| ||Hannah Lofton, Skokie Valley SC||3||3||7|
| ||Sofia Wang, Skokie Valley SC||11|
| ||Audrey Meredith, Skokie Valley SC ||17|
| ||Lianna OGrady, Skokie Valley SC ||20|
| ||Intermediate Men|
| ||Ethan Peal, Skokie Valley SC||2||6|
| ||Gabriel Martinez, Skokie Valley SC||10|
| ||Nicholas Unruh, Skokie Valley SC||11|
| ||Juvenile Boys|
| ||Matthew Soifer, Skokie Valley SC||3||3||9|
| ||Juvenile Dance|
| ||Kiana Pan, Northern Ice SC|
Ilya Mondrowski, Skokie Valley SC
| ||Juvenile Girls|
| ||Ava Neuhaus, Skokie Valley SC||1||1||5|
| ||Ava Aversano, Skokie Valley SC||10|
| ||Ema Satsutani, Skokie Valley SC||11|
| ||Novice Dance|
| ||Elliana Peal and Ethan Peal, Skokie Valley SC|| ||1||4|
| ||Layla Karnes (All Year FSC) and Kirill Aksenov (Skokie Valley SC)|| || ||3|
| ||Novice Men|
| ||Joseph Klein, Skokie Valley SC||1||3||4|
| ||Alexander Gach, Skokie Valley SC||7|
| ||Novice Ladies|
| ||Calista Choi, Skokie Valley SC||2||1||1|
| ||Susan Tatelli, Skokie Valley SC||7|
| ||Junior Ladies|
| ||Chihiro Taira, Skokie Valley SC||5||12|
| ||Sophie Paradi, Skokie Valley SC||7|
| ||Mirella Strieleman, Skokie Valley SC||8|
| ||Rachael Wall, Skokie Valley SC||12|
| ||Senior Dance|
| ||Nicole Takahashi (Skokie Valley SC) and Oleg Altukhov (The North County FSC)|| || ||12|
| ||Senior Ladies|
| ||Bradie Tennell, Skokie Valley SC||Bye||Bye||2|
| ||Senior Men|
| ||Andrew Austin, Skokie Valley SC|| ||4||20|
| ||Jason Brown, Skokie Valley SC||Bye||Bye||3|