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1.24.20 Issue

Jerome E. Cohen passed away on Jan. 17 at age 90. Services were held Jan. 20 at Beth El Cemetery and were officiated by Rabbi Steven Abraham..

He was preceded in death by sister Cecile (Cohen) Milder, and parents David R and Hannah G Cohen of Omaha.

He is survived by wife of 63 years Barbara (Roffman) Cohen of Overland Park, KS; daughter, Vicki Cohen of Baltimore, and daughters and sons-in-law, Andy and Jay Woodward of Overland Park, Alison and Jonathan Levine of Atlanta; grandchildren: Rebecca, Nathan Rehr, Joel Woodward and Morgan Galloway, Emily Woodward, Olivia, Molly, Alexa Levine; great-grandchildren: Bryonna Galloway and Parker Woodward.

Jerome was an Air Force Veteran of the Korean War and a proud University of Nebraska alumnus.

Memorials may be made to Ascend Hospice, 4450 W. 109th Street, Suite 210, Overland Park, KS 66211 or the Nebraska Jewish Historical Society, 333 S. 132nd Street, Omaha, NE 68154.