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Stephen Jay Sachs

November 6, 1943 — September 16, 2023

Harvey, Illinois

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Stephen Jay Sachs of Harvey, IL passed away on

September 16, 2023 at Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital. He

was survived by his sons, Steven Jay (Brandi) Sutton-

Sachs of Hobart, IN and Jeffery Nathan Sachs of Burns

Harbor, IN. Grandchildren, Tiffany Paige Sachs of Griffith,

IN, Joshua Jay and Christopher David Sachs of Hobart,

IN. Stephen was preceded in death by his parents and his

sister Sue Berkens.

Stephen was born and raised in Harvey, IL. He was a US

Air Force Veteran that volunteered as a Service Officer at

the Jesse Brown VA hospital for over 20 years. He was

retired from Williams and Myers Photo Printers in

Chicago, IL. Stephen was a member of many service

organization, including veteran and civilian ones.

Stephen had a passion for helping veterans get their VA

benefits and during his voluntary career the veterans he

helped were countless. Veterans would come from all

over the country to receive help from him.

Visitation will be held on September 22, 2023 from 10-12

pm at the Steger Memorial Chapel in Steger, IL. with the

funeral at 12pm with Pastor John Wilkerson officiating. Burial will be at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery Elwood, Illinois.

Arrangements by Acevez Funeral Home, East Chicago/Hammond.

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Past Services

Visitation

Friday, September 22, 2023

10:00am - 12:00pm (Central time)

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Funeral Service

Friday, September 22, 2023

12:00 - 12:30pm (Central time)

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Burial

Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Starts at 10:00am (Central time)

Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery

Elwood, IL

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