Tonkon, MarilynMarilyn Tonkon was born in 1931 in Dallas, TX. Her father moved from Chicago to Dallas with his mother, who opened a delicatessen on Commerce Street called Chicago Deli. Marilyn worked at Neiman Marcus while her husband, at the time her fianc√©, was stationed in Korea. Marilyn attributes her development of self to her having had the time to build up her business. As a dedicated member of the Jewish community and a loving mother, Marilyn has given a lot to Dallas’s Jewish community.

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