Susanne H. Zinder

February 24, 1934January 6, 2021

Susanne H. Zinder (nee Wolf) was born on February 24, 1934 in Poland. She was raised by her grandmother and then by her aunt and uncle (Schreer family) in Lodz, Poland. After WWI, Susanne lived in Germany. She later met Larry while he was stationed in Europe. They married in 1956 and moved to back to Chicago. Susanne had a successful career in retail at the Pompian Shop on Oak Street. She adored all animals, especially her cats Mushie Mouse, Chloe and Charlie. Susanne was the beloved wife of the late Lawrence A. Zinder, fond sister-in-law of the late Dr. Julian and Faye Zinder, cherished aunt of David and Seth (Nancy) Zinder, and loving great-aunt of Sophie and Gabriel. Susanne passed away peacefully on January 6, 2021 at her home. Memorial contributions in her name may made to PAWS Chicago ( or TREE HOUSE Humane society (


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Susanne H. Zinder

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gail luxenberg

January 14, 2021

Susanne was my neighbor. I knew her since I moved in nearly 2 years ago. We chatted on occassion and I enjoyed getting to know her. Her passing was sad and I hope that her memory will be a blessing.