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In Loving Memory of

Sheldon William Rosenstein, DDS

December 20th, 2023


Sheldon William Rosenstein, DDS, MS, age 96, was an internationally distinguished orthodontist, cleft lip and palate authority, widely published author, respected educator and worldwide lecturer for over 50 years. Longstanding faculty member of Northwestern University and Lurie Children’s Memorial Hospital, University of Illinois, and St. Louis University. Sheldon served honorably in U.S. Navy during WWII as a Dental Officer and was a member of North Suburban Synagogue Beth El for over 60 years. He was the beloved husband for 68 years of Regina Rosenstein, nee Gibbs; loving father of Dr, Byron (Dr. debra) Rosenstein, Dr. Donald (Mary) Rosenstein, and Dr. Robyn (Dr. Kurt) Silberstein; adored grandfather of Dr. Samuel, Joshua, Jacob, and Emma Rosenstein and Anna, Jonathan, and Micah Silberstein; devoted son of the late Simon B. and the late Mary Rosenstein; cherished brother of the late Leonard (Elaine) Rosenstein and the late Blanche Bronstein; dear brother-in-law of Adrianne (late Henry) Mautner, Nan (late William) Harris, and Bruce (Angel) Gibbs; treasured uncle and friend to many. Service Thursday, December 21st, 2:00 p.m. CT at Westlawn Cemetery Chapel, 7801 W. Montrose Ave., Norridge. Interment to immediately follow. The service will be livestreamed and recorded on Sheldon’s webpage at In lieu of flowers, contribution would be appreciated to JUF Uptown Café, 909 W. Wilson Avenue, Chicago, IL 60640 Info: The Goldman Funeral Group (847) 478-1600.

Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group.

Memorial Events


Date & Time Thursday 12/21/2023 at 02:00 PM

Address Westlawn Chapel

7801 W. Montrose Avenue
Norridge, IL, IL 60706

Phone (773) 625-8600

OfficiatorRabbi Michael Schwab


Address Westlawn Cemetery
7801 W. Montrose Avenue
norridge, IL 60706


Address Nan Harris Residence
794 Broadview Avenue

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Thursday, December 21, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Friday, December 22, 12 Noon to 3:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 23, 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

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