Edward Freedman, 62

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Edward William Freedman, 62, of Chicago, formerly of River Forest and Oak Park, died on May 23, 2019. Born on Nov. 8, 1956, he worked as a chef at many Chicago-area restaurants and hotels throughout his career and was a legendary salesman, artist, and music lover. 

Edward was the father and best friend of Catherine "Cate" Freedman; the spouse of Sidney Cristol Freedman; the brother of Elizabeth "Betty" (her son, Bradley) Freedman; and the cousin of Robert "Robin" MD (Nydia) Freedman. He is also survived by his canine companion, Max Freedman; many cousins, friends and co-workers. He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward H. "Big Ed" and Catherine E. (nee O'Neill). 

A chapel service and visitation were held on June 2 at Kuratko-Nosek Funeral Home with interment at Oakridge Cemetery. The family appreciates memorials to the Greater Chicago Food Depository. 

Online condolences may be offered at www.KuratkoNosek.com.

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