Obituary for Jean A. Goldman (Cohen)
Jean A. Goldman, 84, died peacefully on February 6, 2018 in the presence of her family. She lived her life as a beautiful example of an eshet chayil- a woman of valor. Jean was born to Louis Cohen and Deena Zussman in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin on September 20, 1933. She was full of life from her earliest years and brought thoughtful attention and kindness to every person and situation she encountered. Jean was involved in many outdoor and athletic activities and loved being a counselor at Camp Agawak in Minocqua, Wisconsin. She attended the University of Wisconsin in Madison and received a degree in social work in 1955. She was a social worker in Chicago where she met and married Theodore Goldman in 1962. They lived in Hyde Park and moved to Skokie in 1966. Jean is survived by her husband Ted; children Irwin (Leora Saposnik), Izzy (Ron) Diamond, and David (Amy); grandchildren Eliav, Aviv, Zoe, Bella, Maya, Eva, and Rikki; brothers Harold (Joyce) Cohen and the late Buz (Karen) Cohen; sister Susan (the late Robert) Serota; sister-in-law Phyllis (the late Mel) Adelman. She was a treasured aunt and friend to many. Service Thursday, 12 pm at The Chapel, 8851 Skokie Blvd., Skokie (at Niles Center Rd). Interment Westlawn Cemetery, 7801 W. Montrose in Norridge. Enter gate west of Canfield and east of Cumberland. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice, or the Jean Goldman scholarship at the University of Wisconsin Foundation, 1848 University Avenue, Madison, WI, 53706. The Goldman Funeral Group, www.goldmanfuneralgroup.com (847) 478-1600.