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Herbert Cohen

January 6, 1932 - January 23, 2020
West Allis, WI


Funeral Service

Monday, January 27, 2020
11:00 AM CST
Suminski Family Life Story Funeral Homes
Suminski/Weiss Location
1901 N. Farwell Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 276-5122

Following the Funeral Service at the Funeral Home we will meet at Second Home Cemetery (3705 S. 43rd Street Milwaukee, WI 53220) for the Interment Service.

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At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

Season's Hospice Foundation
6400 Shafer Court Suite 700
Rosemont, IL 60018
(847) 692-1000
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American Cancer Society
N17 W24350 Riverwood Drive
Waukesha, WI 53188
(262) 523-5500
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American Diabetes Association
PO Box 15829
Arlington, VA 22215
(800) 342-2383
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Herbert Cohen

A beloved father, husband, grandfather, and great-grandfather, Herbert Cohen was born January 6, 1932 in Boston, MA and entered into heaven on January 23, 2020 at the age of 88.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife Maxine, parents Mitchell and Lena Cohen, and brothers Samuel and Murray Cohen.

He was the father of Cindy (Tom Jacobs) Eiting and Michael (Amy) Cohen. Grandfather of Jason (Natalie) Eiting, Ted, Nolan and Rayna Cohen, Elizabeth Miller and Ginger (Nate) Hoeffner. Great-grandfather Cecelia, Coletyn and Charlotte Eiting, Lennon Cohen, and Xavier Silva. Brother-in-law of Edith Cohen, Beverly (Paul) Refkin and Marvin (Virginia) Teweles. Uncle of Howie (Diane) Cohen and all the Refkin and Teweles nieces and nephews.

Herbert Cohen served in the Navy during the Korean war 1952-1956 on the USS Des Moines. He was hard-working father who was the sole owner operator of Milwaukee United Metals. In his later years, he worked at Sinai Samaritan as a patient transporter and worked as an electrophysiology lab tech. He enjoyed softball, was known for his 40 foot arch pitch and his tricky backwards shots in basketball.

The family would like to thank St. Luke’s Medical Center, Season's Hospice and the Lutheran Home for the outstanding care he received while he was there.

Funeral Services 11:00 AM, Mon. Jan. 27, 2020 at Suminski Weiss Funeral Home, 1901 N. Farwell Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53202. Interment to follow at Second Home Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Season's Hospice Foundation, the American Cancer Society, or The American Diabetes Association are appreciated.

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