Jeffrey Rosenthal Posted: 2023-09-01 10:48:48

Jeffrey Rosenthal


Jeffrey John Rosenthal, 59, of Lake in the Hills, died peacefully on Saturday, August 26, 2023, in Huntley.
Jeff was born in Elgin on October 12, 1963, to parents William and Helma Rosenthal. He married his longtime partner, Peggy Bookman, on February 14, 2018. Jeff loved his family unconditionally and there was nothing he wouldn’t do for them. He had a big sense of humor and always had a great comeback to his friends’ jokes. He enjoyed hanging out with the guys and they could often be found playing poker, darts, and pool. He and Peggy loved to go to festivals and concerts with their friends. Jeff lived his life to the fullest and he did it all his way. He will be missed dearly by all who knew him.

Jeff is survived by his beloved wife, Peggy Rosenthal, his mother, Helma Rosenthal, his children, Kyle Rosenthal, and Cody Rosenthal, his stepchildren, Cory Reynolds, Jesse (Lupe) Reyes, Sissy (Maria) Reyes, and Martin “Bubus” (Kristina) Reyes, his 17 grandchildren, and one great-grandchild, his siblings, Gloria Wilson, Larry (Janice) Rosenthal, and Elaine Bates, many nieces and nephews, and his dog, Nina.
He was preceded in death by his father, William Rosenthal.

Visitation will be Saturday, September 9, 2023, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. with a time for sharing stories at 3 p.m. all at DeFiore Funeral Home, 10763 Dundee Road, Huntley.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in Jeff’s name can be made to the American Diabetes Association https://diabetes.org/
For further information, please contact the DeFiore Funeral Home 847-515-8772

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Scott nagel 2023-09-01 12:43:13

Jeff was a good person and freind . Keep me a place at the poker table and a cold one. May you rest in peace my friend.

Denise Mores 2023-09-01 13:03:52

So sorry for your loss, my prayers are with you and your family.

Dave Dunlap 2023-09-01 16:37:23

So sorry to hear the news you will be missed loved working with you on jobs . It really hits home the older I get . I’ll see you again but hopefully not to soon . Have one on me dude ! God bless !

Richard Chandler 2023-09-02 10:50:36

Jeff was a long time friend. We met in our twenties and never lost touch thru all these years. He was one of the hardest working men I know. He was a good friend to me, my friends and family. He will forever be in my heart and will forever be my friend in this life and the next.

Carol Hojnacki 2023-09-05 16:47:35

Peggy, so sorry for your loss. My condolences to your family and Jeff’s family. Thinking of you.

Kevin and Ellen Corcoran, Lorelle Communications 2023-09-08 16:03:51

So sorry for your loss. We made a donation to the American Diabetes Association in his memory.