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Cohen, Larry Allen

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January 8, 1951 - January 29, 2018

Cohen, Larry Allen

Larry Allen Cohen was born on January 8, 1951 in Janesville, Wisconsin to the late Julius and Ruth Cohen and passed away on January 29, 2018 in Plano, Texas at the age of 67.

Larry grew up in Janesville, Wisconsin and graduated from Parker High School in 1969. He worked in the plumbing wholesale business as part owner of CB&K Supply for 50 years. He was an avid golfer, a fan of the Packers and Badgers and most of all enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.  They lit up his life and truly made him so proud. Larry was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend.  He was funny, quick witted, had a one-liner for everything and told the best jokes. He was preceded in death by his parents Julius and Ruth Cohen.

He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Donna Emrick Cohen; his sons, Nate Cohen (Colleen Dunphy) and Jay Cohen (Darci Phillips); his grandchildren Ashley Boissoneault, Magnolia Gravert, Emma Cohen, Jakob Cohen, Judah Cohen and Emrick Cohen; his siblings, Ralph Cohen (Sandy) and Linda Connors (Brian); and several extended family and lifelong friends.

There will be a celebration of life in his honor at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at Aria Memorial Chapel located at 19310 Preston Road, Dallas, Texas 75252.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you consider making a donation in Larry’s name to the Dallas Zoo where he enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.

Arrangements are under the direction of
ARIA Cremation Service and Funeral Home
19310 Preston Road
Dallas, Texas 75252

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Richard "Dick" Mowris and Dave Mowris

February 11, 2018 7:00PM

Larry "Lou" Cohen was a Great Friend in High School and college, our favorite place to hang out was the bar we built in his parents basement. Lou enjoyed riding the Janesville Circuit in his 1967 Pontiac GTO while listening to his favorite Turtles song, Happy Together! We worked with him at CBK Supply and he will be long remembered for his great jokes, fast wit and as my partner in H.S. physics class completing our labs in his basement bar. Gone too young but, is fondly remembered by his old HS buddies.

Bruce & Sukey Ginzl

February 08, 2018 11:37AM

Donna, Nate, Jay and Family,
So sorry to hear of Larry's passing. Enjoyed so many rounds of golf, the ski trip to Banff, Canada and his never ending one liners. We had one of the best business and friendship relationships a person could ask for.
Our prayers go out for all of you.
Bruce & Sukey Ginzl

Dan and Pat Lantta

February 07, 2018 5:23PM

Dear Donna and family,

We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayer.

Dan and Pat Lantta

Shirley Fuchs

February 06, 2018 4:37PM

Dear Donna and family,
My heart goes out to you in your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Shirley Fuchs

February 06, 2018 4:34PM

Dear Donna and Family,
My heart goes out to you for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Bill Moxley

February 05, 2018 10:21AM

Dear Donna and Family

We were very saddened when we learned of Larry passing. We had a lot of fun times with you and Larry. I enjoyed the Golf trips and many rounds of golf I played with Larry. Pat and I will be thinking of you and your family.

Bill and Pat Moxley

Deb McCool-Cloute

February 05, 2018 8:53AM

Please accept my sincere condolences for your loss of Larry. I remember working with him, his dad and Ralph at the old M&I Bank "Airport" office. He was a joy as were the entire family. I am saddened to hear of his loss.



Phil and Gloria Kullmann

February 04, 2018 8:31PM

Dear Donna and family. We are so very sorry to learn of Larry's passing. May his soul rest in eternal peace. Thinking of you at this difficult time. Bless you.
Gloria and Phil Kullmann

Vicki Giles

February 04, 2018 1:53PM

We will miss Larry’s wry humor and all of the crazy nicknames he had for his friends. And Gary will miss his golfing buddy.

steve babcock

February 04, 2018 12:25PM

saddened to hear of your passing. All pars, birdies, and eagles in heaven Larry.

Vicki Stanek Peters

February 04, 2018 2:50AM

Donna and everyone.
I am so sorry for your loss. I don’t have any words to ease your pain or to help you cope with your loss. I am just so sorry for you alll.



February 03, 2018 8:50AM

We loved you so much Larry and will miss you more than you know. You brought so much joy to our lives and were the best father in law I could have ever wished for. Thank you for raising such a wonderful son who will raise our boys to carry your name proudly. Rest easy Larry. ❤️