Sherry Zweig Brownstein - 83

2/10/1934 - 1/20/2018

Rockford, Illinois

Sherry Brownstein, 83, died peacefully in her home, surrounded by loved ones on Jan. 20, 2018. She was born in St. Louis on February 10, 1934.  Her family moved to Chicago when she was a young girl.  She attended Senn High School and went on to graduate from University of Chicago which she was extraordinarily proud of. It was there she met her husband and love of her life, Daniel Brownstein. She was hooked on his laughter and sweet disposition, and they remained married for 53 years. She worked for the American Cancer Society in a variety of different positions for over 23 years, and was extremely proud of her contributions. She moved to Rockford in 2013 and enjoyed living close to family and a new circle of friends. She is survived by her 3 children, Julie Hutt (Peter), Dan Brownstein, Jr., and Rabbi Binah Wing (Shlomo), 8 grandchildren  and 6 great grandchildren. Predeceased by her husband and brother.  Services will be 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 23, 2018 in Temple Beth-El, 1203 Comanche Dr., Rockford with interment to follow in Rockford Hebrew Cemetery. Arrangements by Sundberg Funeral Home, Ltd., 215 N. Sixth St., Rockford. Online condolences at  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Temple Beth-El.


1:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 23, 2018 in Temple Beth-El, 1203 Comanche Dr., Rockford, Illinois

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