COHEN, Janet Lu (Olson), Nov 19, 1945 – Dec 22, 2011. Born and raised in Madison, WI; attended Edgewood College, Madison, WI; Occupational Therapy Assistant (Certified, Madison Technical College); married Jan 27, 1968. Jan owned and operated Cozmos Frozen Custard and was also a very active volunteer for numerous organizations including: International Club (Worcester, MA); University of Nebraska Hospital Auxiliary, president; Marian High School, co-director for Marian Fest; Lauritzen Gardens Auxiliary; Salvation Army Auxiliary; Assistance League of Omaha; Mary Our Queen Parish; American Diabetes Association; Nebraskans for Research; founding member of Eppley Cancer Center Board. Jan was the recipient of the Community Service Award from the United Way of the Midlands (1999). She was an incredibly generous individual, hosting innumerable foreign students and post-doctoral research fellows and their families. Preceded in death by parents, Walter and Lucy Olson; father-in-law and mother-in-law, David and Harriett Cohen; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Survived by husband, Samuel M. Cohen; daughter and son-in-law, Sheri Cohen Vollmer and Gregory A. Vollmer; grandchildren: Nicholas, Joseph, and Sean Vollmer; sons, Benjamin A. Cohen and Daniel E. Cohen; daughter and son-in-law, Erica Cohen Moore and Kurt A. Moore; grandchildren, Madeleine and Thomas Moore; brother and sister-in-law, Walter and Irene Olson; sister and brother-in-law, Carolyn and Uriel Limjoco; sisters-in-law: Esther Cohen Lee, Diane Cohen Meron, Linda Cohen and Raymond Warner; brother-in-law, Donald A. Cohen; numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and godchildren. The family will receive friends Tuesday, 5pm to 7pm, with VIGIL SERVICE at 7pm at the West Center Chapel. MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL Wednesday, 10am, Mary Our Queen Catholic Church. Interment, Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Memorials are suggested to Marian High School or Salvation Army.
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