Wednesday, June 28, 1995

Obituary: Herbert E. Cohn

MADISON - Herbert E. Cohn, age 81, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 27, 1995. He was a life long resident of Madison [b. Oct. 21, 1913]. He was also a graduate of Madison Central High School. Herb worked as an accountant for the University of Wisconsin-Madison for many years. He was a member of Temple Beth El, and was an ardent University of Wisconsin sports fan and benefactor - especially track and field. Survivors include his wife, Frieda of Madison; two sisters, Ernestine Chechik, and Bernice (Dr. George) Finer, all of Sarasota, Florida; and many nieces and nephews. In keeping with Herb's wishes, there will be no visitation or public funeral service. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. If friends desire, memorials may be made to the Manfred Swarsensky Memorial Fund at Temple Beth El, or the University of Wisconsin Foundation for Athletic Department Scholarship Fund. Cress Funeral Home 3610 Speedway Road.

Originally published in The Capital Times of June 28, 1995; submitted by Michael Vahldieck (Class of 1968)