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Edith Ellen Cohen

Edith Ellen Cohen

Edith Ellen (Fisher) Cohen, age 84, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 20, 2021 in her childhood home in Eagle, Idaho.

She was the beloved wife of William Wagner Cohen II with whom she shared over 64 years of marriage.

Born November 27, 1936 in Boise, Idaho, she was the daughter of the late Earl and Margaret (Records) Fisher.

She was a graduate of Meridian High School, class of 1955.

She was a descendant of pioneers travelling the Oregon Trail headed for Oregon but instead homesteaded in now Eagle, Idaho in the 1890’s.

Proud of her heritage, she added to the rich history of her hometown by working with the Eagle Museum of History and Preservation.

She was devoted to her family and her Christian faith. She was a loving mother and friend to all who knew her.

She is survived by her husband William; her daughters, Patricia and her husband Kevin Paige, and Pamela Spause and her husband Yousef Mesad; her sons Phillip Cohen and Paul Cohen; her grandchildren, Jerusha and her husband Blaine Mead, Keturah and her husband Steven Sekeon, Kyle Cohen and his wife Dr. Stella, and Lara Cohen. Her great grandchildren, Leela and Daisy.

She is also survived by her brother John and his wife Sue and their children, and her sister-in-law Marie and their children.

She was preceded in death by her son Lieutenant Colonel Peter Cohen, an Air Force Veteran, and her brother Richard Fisher.

A private graveside service for Edith will be held on Thursday, March 25, 2021 at Dry Creek Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Edith’s name may be made to Restored Community Church, 3633 W. Floating Feather Rd, Eagle, ID 83616.

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