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Helen Barbara "Bobbie" Kruger Cohn
Birth: Jul. 29, 1913
Mankato
Blue Earth County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Apr. 7, 2006
Valencia
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Costume Designer. Dubbed "Bobbie Nudie" by her husband, Nudie Cohn, she was born Helen Barbara Kruger in Makato, Minnesota; the two of them designed and provided rhinestone-studded glittery suits and costumes to the entertainment industry from the 1940s to the 1980s. Their creations ranged from western styled designs such as Hank Williams' white cowboy suit with musical notations on the sleeves to Elvis Presley's famous $10,000 gold lamé suit featured on one of his albums (They netted $9,950 on their creation). Their designs were most popular among country and western stars like Roy Rogers and Buck Owens who wore "Nudies" to their final rest. When her husband died in 1984, she continued Nudie's Rodeo Tailors for another ten years. Died in Valencia, California. (bio by: Fred Beisser) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Nudie Cohn (1902 - 1984)*
 
 Children:
  Barbara Lee Cohn Cuevas (1938 - 1990)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills)
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Court of Remembrance, Second Courtyard, Wall Crypt 2301
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Fred Beisser
Record added: Apr 21, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14014293
Helen Barbara Bobbie <i>Kruger</i> Cohn
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Helen Barbara Bobbie <i>Kruger</i> Cohn
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