Elaine Kohn, 83

Former Oak Park resident

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Elaine B. (Weinmann Harrington) Kohn, 83, of Crystal Lake, died peacefully, surrounded by family on April 16, 2019 in Barrington. Born on July 17, 1935 in St. Paul, Minnesota to John and Eileen (nee Peck) Weinmann, she lived and worked in Oak Park for over 30 years. She enjoyed reading, entertaining, and cooking for her family and friends. 

Elaine is survived by her husband, Larry Kohn, whom she married on Aug. 23, 1975; her children, William (Anna Marie) Harrington, Michael (Jennifer) Harrington, and Charles Harrington; her grandchildren, Kathryn, Tegan, Daniel, Christina, Amanda, William, and Elan; her five great-grandchildren; her siblings, Robert (Mitzi) Weinmann, Gerald (Barbara) Weinmann, Charles (Lane) Weinmann, and Vicki (Robert) Knoth; and her many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, John W. Harrington; and her siblings, Susan Weber, John (Joetta) Weinmann and Janet (Robert) Cummings. 

A celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, May 4, at Bethany Lutheran Church, 76 W. Crystal Lake Ave. in Crystal Lake, beginning at 10 a.m., followed by a service at 11 a.m. 

In lieu of flowers, the family appreciates memorial contributions to the Howard Brown Health Center (howardbrown.org/donate/honorary-and-memorial-gifts). Additional information is available at 815-459-3411 and to leave an online condolence, visit www.davenportfamily.com.

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