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Robert A. Cohen

1919 - 2014 | Notice Condolences Gallery
Robert A. Cohen Notice
Cohen, Robert A. "Mr. Roberts" Born Oct. 19, 1919, passed away June 20, 2014, surrounded by loving family. Survived by wife, Doris (nee Matras), 65 years. Father of Richard (Patty) and Linda Cohen. Grandfather of Sydney Rose Cohen. Survived by nieces, nephews and cousins in the Lappin and Pasch family. Preceded in death by his parents Louis and Rose Cohen, William and Faye Matras, siblings - Anita (Norman) Denosaquo, Milton (Rowna) Cohen, Bernice (Mayer) Alpert , and in-laws Mimi and Harold Wolfe and Skip and Faye Matras. Bob graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and earned a Masters degree at University of Pittsburg, Cathedral of Learning. He served in the U.S. Navy on the USS Woolsey in WWII, in both the Atlantic and Pacific theaters. His retail career began as Women's Coat Buyer at Schuster's, leading to his opening of Mr. Roberts Women's Clothing Stores in 1958 until his retirement in 1996. Special thanks to the wonderful caregivers of Home Care Assistance for their kind and compassionate care given Bob. Graveside services will be held Wednesday, June 25 at 1 PM at Spring Hill Cemetery, 166 S. Hawley Court, Milwaukee, Wi 53214. In lieu of flowers contributions to a .

Published in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on June 22, 2014
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