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Marilyn Jean Cook

April 17, 1931 September 2, 2019
Marilyn Jean Cook
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Obituary – Marilyn Jean Cook

Marilyn Jean Cook, age 88, of Van Wert, Iowa, the daughter of Clifford Paul and Dorothy Fern (Haley) Hainline, was born April 17, 1931, in Ringgold County, Iowa. She died at her home on Monday, September 2, 2019.

Marilyn grew up and attended school in the Thayer and Afton, Iowa area. On her 17th birthday, April 17, 1948, she was united in marriage to Richard William Cook in Mount Ayr, Iowa. They started their married life in Afton, then Grand River, Iowa then moved to their farm north of Van Wert. They were blessed with seven children of their own and also raised and babysat grandkids.

When Marilyn wasn’t busy being a wife, mother, and homemaker to her family, she enjoyed sewing, crocheting, and doing crafts. She enjoyed cooking for her large family. She was a member of the Van Wert United Methodist Church, the Van Wert Lioness Club, and the ladies’ group, Round Table.

Preceding her in death were her parents; husband, Dick Cook in 2016; great granddaughter, Madison Cook in 2018; and four of her brothers, Lyndell, Charles “Chuck”, Larry, and Terry Hainline. Survivors include her children, Dick, Jr. & Shirley Cook, Dan & Carol Cook, Doug Cook, Diane & Dean Allen, Debbie & Jim Whistler, and Donna & Rod Norman, all of Van Wert, Doris & Gary Loy of Murray, Iowa, Shad & Lesley Cook of Leon, Iowa, and Todd Cook of Van Wert; grandchildren, Scott Cook, Corey Cook, Stacy Loy, Ryan Loy, Matt Whistler, Lisa Cook, Jenny Jones, Valerie Hartman, and Tara Norman; great grandchildren and great, great grandchildren; brothers, Gary & Kathi Hainline of Leon, Ted and Carolyn Hainline of Lovilia, Iowa, Avis Hainline of Creston, Iowa, Cherri Hainline of Osceola, Iowa, and Pat Smith of Afton, Iowa; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Jim & Donella Cook of Creston; nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.



Funeral services will be held at the Slade – O’Donnell Funeral Home in Leon, Iowa at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, September 5, 2019, with Pastor Dwayne Henrichs officiating. Burial will be in the Van Wert Cemetery, Van Wert, Iowa.


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Visitation

Wednesday

4

Sep

12:00 PM 9/4/2019 12:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 9/4/2019 8:00:00 PM
Slade - O'Donnell Funeral Home

103 NE Mill Street
Leon, IA 50144

Family will receive friends 6-7 p.m. Wednesday

Slade - O'Donnell Funeral Home
103 NE Mill Street Leon 50144 IA
United States

Service

Thursday

5

Sep

10:30 AM 9/5/2019 10:30:00 AM
Slade - O'Donnell Funeral Home

103 NE Mill Street
Leon, IA 50144

Slade - O'Donnell Funeral Home
103 NE Mill Street Leon 50144 IA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Van Wert Cemetery Final Resting Place

Van Wert, IA 50262

Van Wert 50262 IA
United States

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