Cohn Eva C., age 77, of Mpls, died April 14, 2003 after a short fight with cancer. She was born in Soligen, Germany, and immigrated prior to WWII to Palestine, then England, and thereafter with her immediate family to the U.S. She grew up in Nazi Germany, and emigrated after Krystal Nacht. The family eventually settled in Chicago, and Eva obtained a master's degree in Microbiology. After her children were grown, she returned to school and obtained a second master's degree in Library Science. She then worked a number of years until recently with the Hennepin County Libraries. Eva remained active until her illness, recently devoting much time to the care of her late husband, but always being active in the support of the arts, education, and multiple women's and Jewish causes. She was preceded in death by her husband, Marius. Survived by her brother, John W. Marcus of Chicago, IL; daughters, Enid Cohen of Tustin, CA and Kathryn Peilen, MD of Gadsden, AL and son, Thomas Cohn, MD of Maple Grove, MN and 5 grandchildren. The family would like to thank all the people who have helped Eva over the last several months with caring for her and helping the family make the last time special. Memorial service FRIDAY, 2:00 PM, TEMPLE ISRAEL, 2324 Emerson Ave S. Memorials preferred to the Eva & Marius Cohn Family Foundation c/o Thomas Cohn. SHIVA, 16533 76th Place N., Maple Grove (Sat. & Sun eve). Arr Hodroff & Sons

Published on April 16, 2003

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