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Posted on Thu, Feb 7, 2013 : 2:30 p.m.

Memorial service honoring Michael Cohen to be held Saturday at the Michigan Union

By Kellie Woodhouse

Details have been finalized for a memorial service honoring Michael Cohen, a retired University of Michigan professor who died Feb. 2.


Michael Cohen

University of Michigan photo

Cohen, 67, is credited with helping create U-M's schools of information and public policy. He taught at U-M beginning in 1973 and lived in Burns Park.

He is survived by his wife and two daughters.

The memorial will take place Saturday, Feb, 9, in the Michigan Union's Rogel Ballroom. The family will begin receiving guests at 10:30 a.m., and the memorial program is scheduled at 11 a.m. with a reception afterward.

Free university parking will be available in the Thompson Street garage.

Those interested are encouraged to donate to the Michael Cohen Memorial Scholarship in lieu of flowers.