Sandra S. Kahn

June 24, 1942November 8, 2018

Sandra Kahn, Nee Sutker, 76, of Highland Park. Beloved and devoted daughter of Ruth and the late Chester Sutker. Loving mother to Erick (Amy), and Jennifer, cherished "Grandma Sandy", to Lylah, Ella, Harper and Sloane. Dear friend of Norine Siegel, Jill, Andy and Amanda. Sandra was a nationally acclaimed psychologist and author. In 1981 she published "The Kahn Report" a breakthrough study on the sexual dynamics between male/female relationships, giving a voice to women who had none before. In 1991 "The Ex-Wife Syndrome", a landmark book for divorced women everywhere was published in 10 different languages. She gave countless women a new lease on life. Through her writings and discoveries, she changed lives for women all over the world. In the early '80s, Sandra worked for the Chicago Bears Organization, working directly with the players to help minimize their stressors and improved their ability to focus. She was past President of the Chicago Psychological Association and is included in the Who's Who in America. She was also the 1956 City of Chicago Ping Pong Champion for teens. She remained undefeated among her peers until the end. Above all things, her true passion was her private practice of 40 years. She was a dedicated and compassionate therapist, working to help people unlock their full potential and watching them heal towards living successful happier lives. She cared so deeply for each and every one of her patients. She will be missed by so many. Family and friends will gather Sunday, November 11, 2018 from 3:00 p.m. until time of the memorial service, 4:00 p.m., at Weinstein & Piser Funeral Home, 111 Skokie Blvd., Wilmette, IL 60091. For funeral information 847-256-5700. In lieu of flowers, Sandra would have loved for donations to made in her name to NAMI (The National Alliance of Mental Illness) at


  • Memorial Service Sunday, November 11, 2018

Sandra S. Kahn

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