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Obituary for Norman Jay Cohen MD

Norman Jay  Cohen MD
Norman Jay Cohen, MD, age 68, respected orthopedic surgeon at Highland Park Hospital for 30 years; upon retirement, Norm practiced orthopedics at the Navajo Indian Reservation in Arizona and New Mexico over a five year period; beloved husband and kindred spirit of Jan Cohen, nee Elliott; loving father of Marjorie (Aram Mohamed) Cohen, Julia Cohen, Cheryl (Tim) Julcher and the late Adam Fox; adored Papa of Daniel and Leanna Michniuk; devoted son of the late Abe and Leah Cohen; cherished brother of the late Harvey (Ellen) Cohen; dear brother-in-law of Sherry (late Duane) Blake; treasured uncle, friend and mentor to many. Norman’s kind and generous nature left an indelible mark on all who knew him. Graveside service Monday, 11:00 a.m. at Waldheim Cemetery, Gate 37, on the east side of Des Plaines Ave, just north of Greenberg Rd, Forest Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions to ADOPT-A-NATIVE-ELDER, General Fund, 328 W. Gregson Ave., Salt Lake City, UT 84115, or Adam Fox Memorial, WIU Foundation, Campus Recreation, Foundation Office, Western Illinois University, 1 University Circle, Macomb, IL 61455,, please place Adam Fox Foundation in the memo box. Info: The Goldman Funeral Group, (847) 478-1600.
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