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Deceased Name: ALBERT C. KANE

Albert C. Kane, 87, formerly of 17th Avenue East, died Sunday, in the Benedictine Health Center.


He was born Jan. 30, 1915, in Duluth, Minn., to Morris Cohen and Shana (Katz) Cohen. He graduated from Denfeld High School in 1932. Albert married RoseAnn Feinstein on Dec. 31, 1939. Albert acquired a BSC in Accounting from University of North Dakota in 1940. He worked at Walgreen Co., of Chicago from 1940-1943. In 1946 he joined U.S. Steel, working at the Steel Mill 1946-1958, the Iron Mining Division 1958-1971, and the Fleet Operation 1971-1979. He was in the U.S. Naval Reserve from 1943-1946. He enjoyed volunteering as a Junior Achievement Advisor, and at the Duluth Public Library. He was a Board Member and Officer for Temple Israel-Executive Committee for 17 years, Duluth Regional Care Center Treasurer, United Cerebral Palsy Treasurer, a member of Duluth Newspaper Broadcast Committee (Friends of Communication Center). He was a member of and accountant for the Covenant Club of Duluth, a member of the Upper Mid-West Jewish Historical Society, Temple Israel, Jewish Fellowship Club, St. Louis County Historical Society and University for Seniors. He was a longtime supporter of the Duluth Symphony, Duluth Playhouse, the Depot, and numerous other cultural organizations.


Albert was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years RoseAnn Kane; brothers Mendel, Nathan, and Isadore Cohen; and sister Goldie Cohen.


He is survived by daughters Karen (Fred) Malver of New Brighton, Minn., Michele (Richard) Sterner of New York, N.Y.; a son Jonathan Kane (Janet Mertz) of Madison, Wis.; and five grandsons Aaron, Michael, and David Malver, Daniel and Jeremy Kane.


SERVICE: Wednesday 10:30 a.m. in Temple Israel, with Shiva Wednesday evening at 211 St. Paul Ave. Burial will be at Temple Emanuel Cemetery on Woodland. Memorials preferred to Temple Israel or Duluth Depot Foundation, both of Duluth.


Duluth News-Tribune (MN)

Date: January 21, 2003







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