Obit: Cook, John E. (1871 - 1903)
Surnames: Cook, Collier
----Source: Greenwood Gleaner 3/12/1903
HOME GLEANINGS (1871-1903)
John Cook, aged 32 years passed away at his home Wednesday, cause being blood poison. He was from Center Point, Iowa, for burdened leaves a wife and three children to mourn his loss.
----Source: Greenwood, Clark, WI: "The Greenwood Gleaner" 3/19/1903.
OBITUARY--John E. Cook (1871-1903)
Hoard, March 10.--Death has visited our community and left a home d---late.
John E. Cook was born in Ohio, Oct. 17, 1871, died at Hoard, Wis., March --, 1903, leaving a wife and three small children. Mr. Cook came to Wisconsin from Iowa last September, bought a farm and started to make a home. the deceased had been a cripple from youth. About three weeks ago his house took fire and he over exerted himself, the result was, the lame leg gave out and in spite of all friends could do he grew steadily worse.
Mrs. S. S. Cook, his widowed mother reached him a few days before his death. A younger brother, Bus-- Cook, and a brother-in-law were here to help the young wife in her trouble. The remains were taken to Iowa.
The wife and mother wish to thank all who kindly helped them in their trouble and particularly Messr. G-- and Edward Collier. (sorry, some parts of this obit were unreadable. If anyone can fill in the missing information, please write a response to this obit)
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