Andrea Eden Levey, 51, died Thursday, Oct. 4, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics of complications from an aortic dissection.
A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Sunday,
Oct. 7, at Agudas Achim Cemetery. A memorial
service and condolence lunch will follow at 11:30 a.m. at Agudas Achim Synagogue,
401 Oakdale Blvd., Coralville. Rabbi Esther Hugenholtz
will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Turner Syndrome Foundation.
Andrea was born June 5, 1967, in Boston, the daughter of Samuel and Linda Madison Levey.
She was a 1985 graduate of West High School. She received her bachelor's degree and a master's degree in special education from the University of Iowa. In 2012, Andrea received a master's degree in literacy from Northern Illinois University.
Andrea taught special education in Jacksonville, Fla., Kirkland, Ill., Rockford, Ill., and most recently in Davenport, Iowa. She began as a junior volunteer at UIHC at age 14 and was recognized for 1,000 hours of service.
She was a devoted daughter, sister, aunt and friend. She was actively involved in the Jewish communities in Rockford and Davenport, where she was on multiple committees and taught Hebrew school and Sunday school.
Survivors include her mother, Linda of Iowa City; her twin brother, Eric (Shelly) Levey of Marriottsville, Md., and their children, Amanda and Jake; her sister, Sara (Scott) Weisenberg of Glenview, Ill., and their children, Sidney, Jared and Evie; special friend, Harvey Melamed; her aunt, Rita Madison; cousins, Janice and Allen; uncle, Daniel Hertz; and cousin, David.
Andrea was preceded in death by her father; her grandparents, Harry and Esther Levey and Jack and Evelyn Madison; her aunt, Dorothea Hertz; and her uncle, Norman Madison.
Online condolences may be sent to www.lensingfuneral.com.