Jeanne Rosen Ravid age 72 of Evanston, Illinois. Died peacefully on September 17, 2017 in Glenview, Illinois. She is survived by her beloved husband of 47 years, Phillip, loving son, Michael (Hailey Moss), brother, William (Joan) Rosen, niece, Katherine Rosen (Christopher Follen), nephew, Daniel Rosen, brother-in-law, Steven (Missy) Ravid, poodle, Tiger Lily and African grey parrot, Louie. Jeannie was the daughter of the late Alvin & June Rosen. She was a long standing and well respected professor of Classics at Northwestern University for 35 years. She held a position as a senior lecturer and senior college advisor. She touched many lives and changed the course of generations of students. She was a warm, kind, brilliant, loving, well-respected wife, mother, sister, aunt, colleague, and friend to all she encountered. Jeannie was an asset to her community of Evanston, selflessly volunteering her time to the Child Care Center of Evanston and Uptown Center Hull House.
Graveside service Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. Westlawn Cemetery, 7801 W. Montrose Avenue, Norridge, Illinois.
Memorials can be made to the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance, 520 Eighth Avenue, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10018 would be appreciated.
The family will be sitting Shiva on Tuesday evening following the Graveside service from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Ravid residence, 939 Sheridan Road, Evanston.