Andrea Rosengarden

January 7, 1960October 3, 2020

Andrea (Andy) Rosengarden, nee Lee, 60 of Highland Park IL. Beloved wife of Michael Rosengarden; loving mother of Alyssa (Adam) Friedberg, Scott (Michelle) Rosengarden, and Stephanie (Erik) Rosengarden; caring sister of James (Jerry) Lee, Barbara Lee, Robert (Marilyn) Pohn, and Edward Pohn; kind aunt of many nieces and nephews; cherished daughter of the late Marvin Lee and Mildred and George Pohn. In accordance with the spirit with which Andy lived, a private celebration of her life was held with close family and friends. Memorial contributions to the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation ( or University of Chicago Andrea Rosengarden Memorial ( appreciated.


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Julie Isaacson

October 3, 2021

Time operates in bizarre ways, as it seems impossible to believe it’s been a year since you lost Andrea, yet an eternity. I still recall her friendliness and smile that lit up Braeside, and the world. Her memory continues to bring joy. Continued best wishes to the family.

Julie Isaacson

October 20, 2020

Dear Michael and Family,

When I recall our shared years at Braeside, I always think fondly of your family. Andrea’s engaging smile and warmth could light up the place. When I had a break for a few minutes, I’d seek her out for a chat and always felt uplifted in her presence. My deepest condolences at this terrible time of loss for you and your kids. Please accept and extend my sincere prayers and support.
With thoughts for healing,
Julie Isaacson

Judi Berliner

October 15, 2020

To the Rosengarden Fanily,
I was so sorry to hear about Andrea’s passing. I remember sitting with her and teaching her how to read Hebrew. I learned so much from Andrea. She was kind, brave and a super mom. She gave so much of herself to others. I am honored to have known her.

Elleke Haggerty

October 14, 2020

Hi Michael,
I was so saddened to hear of Andy's passing. I remember meeting you both for the first time at the MMRF 5k race in Chicago around 7 years ago. You might know me better as one of the "410 for Jill" girls. You welcomed us to the MMRF family with open arms, and encouraged us every step of the way. On behalf of 410 for Jill I just want you to know that we are all so very sorry for your loss. I know your wife had been living with Multiple Myeloma for a long time. Andy's Angels gave us hope that our friend Jill had a chance to beat this disease. We will forever be grateful to you for your words of encouragement, especially at a time when the situation seemed so very hopeless. Thank you, and best wishes to you and your family. Elleke and the rest of the 410 for Jill crew

Don Flack

October 11, 2020

Sending our sincere condolences at this time.