Edward William Freedman, age 62 of Chicago, Excellent chef, legendary salesman, artist and music lover. Beloved father and very best friend of Catherine “Cate” Freedman, devoted spouse of Sidney Cristol Freedman, dear brother of Elizabeth “Betty” (Bradley Son) Freedman, fond cousin of Robert “Robin”, MD (Nydia) Freedman. Edward was preceded in death by his parents Edward H. (Big Ed) and Catherine E., “nee” O’Neill. He is also survived by his loyal canine companion Max Freedman and many other cousins, dear friends and co-workers. Funeral Monday, June 3, 11:00 am Chapel Service at Kuratko-Nosek Funeral Home 2447 S. DesPlaines Avenue, North Riverside. Interment Oakridge Cemetery, Hillside. Memorials to the Greater Chicago Food Depository would be appreciated. Visitation Sunday 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.KuratkoNosek.com. Info: (708) 447-2500.