Obit: Cook, Linda M. (1923 - 2009)
Surnames: Cook, Slocum, Vincent, Blanchard, Schultz, Lemke, Diers, Blakey
----Source: Marshfield News Herald
(Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Tuesday, 29 Sept. 2009
Cook, Linda M. (15 Feb. 1923 - 28 Sept.
SPENCER -- Linda M. Cook, 86, of Spencer,
died peacefully Monday, Sept. 28, 2009, at Wausau Manor,
Services will be held at 11 a.m.
Thursday, Oct. 1, 2009, at United Methodist Church, Spencer.
Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until service time at the
church. Burial will take place in the West Spencer
Hansen-Schilling Funeral Home,
Marshfield, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Linda was born Feb. 15, 1923, in the town
of Beaver, to Percy and Julia (Slocum) Vincent. Linda graduated
from Loyal High School.
The former Linda Vincent was united in
marriage to Charles Cook on April 23, 1942, in the Loyal Methodist
Parsonage. After their marriage, the couple farmed in the town of
Beaver until 1964, when they moved to Spencer.
Mrs. Cook enjoyed embroidering, flower
and vegetable gardening, and quilting. Linda will always be
remembered in the beautiful quilts that she presented to her family
Linda is lovingly survived by her
children: Patricia (John) Schultz, Roger (Pat) Cook, Shirley
(Gerald) Lemke and Scott (Dawn) Cook, all of Wausau; Robert
(Sheila) Cook, Thomas (Nancy) Cook and Lynn (Wendy) Cook, all of
Appleton; and Marjorie (Ray) Diers of Weston and Carol (Dan) Blakey
Linda is further survived by 22
grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and
friends. She will truly be missed.
Linda was preceded in death by her parents, Percy and Julia Vincent; husband, Charles Cook; sons, Marvin, Harvey and Jeffrey Cook; daughter, Ellen Blanchard; as well as brothers, Murel and Verlyn Vincent.
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