Lucile "Lucy" Cohn

Cohn, Lucile "Lucy" Nurse, Therapist, Volunteer and Friend, Dr. Lucile Cohn died at age 90 on Feb. 25, 2013 after a long illness, preceded in death by her beloved husband, Norman, and by two sons, Robert and Richard. Lucy was born in Kokomo, Indiana. As a registered nurse and psychotherapist, Lucy devoted countless hours counseling the bereaved as a volunteer at Columbia St. Mary's Hospice. She also volunteered at the Milwaukee Art Museum, as a docent at the Milwaukee Public Library, and helping inner-city children prepare for GED's. Lucy and Norman shared a strong connection to the greater Milwaukee and the Jewish communities- having given significantly with both time and resources to the Greater Milwaukee Foundation and the Milwaukee Jewish Federation. Lucy lived her life without regrets. She felt fortunate having a great family and friends, being able to give to others, and dedicating her life to volunteering the time and energy allotted to her. Lucy said "I wish to extend my gratefulness and appreciation to the entire Horizon Home Care and Hospice In Patient Unit staff at Columbia St. Mary's Ozaukee for their warmth, caring, patience and efficiency, and their anticipating my every need before I could ask. They are so precious and loving." Lucy donated her body to the Medical College of Wisconsin. Services and burial will take place at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA, where Lucy will join her husband who also served in WWII. A Memorial Service for Lucy will be held at Congregation Shalom, 7630 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Fox Point, at 1 PM, Sunday, April 7. Memorials are suggested to: Congregation Shalom, Fox Point; Great Milwaukee Foundation; The Jewish Community Foundation of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation.

Published in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel from Feb. 28 to Mar. 3, 2013