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Suburban chocolatier Morkes dies at 90

Morkes brought chocolate business to the suburbs

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William Morkes

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William Morkes grew up in the family business, Morkes Chocolates, learning to make hand-dipped candies and caramel apples with his father. Morkes passed away Oct. 2 surrounded by his family at Pepper Family Hospice in Barrington. The Crystal Lake resident was 90.
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