March 31, 1927 - March 9, 2007
KIPTON Clarence R. "Cookie" Cook, 79, of Kipton, died Friday morning at Allen Memorial Hospital in Oberlin.
He was born March 31, 1927, in Lodi, and had lived in Kipton for 40 years. He served in the Army during the Korean War and received two bronze service stars. He worked at the former Wedge Wire in Wellington. He was a member of the Church of the Nazarene in Vermilion and the Oberlin Senior Center.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Louise (Sathre); sons and daughters-in-law, Carl and Beve Cook of Elyria, Daniel and Nan Cook of Gainesville, Ga., Timothy and Sylvia Cook, of Cleveland, Rick and Jackie Cook, of Clayton, N.C.; a brother, Clyde Cook of Litchfield; sisters Helen Mumford of Litchfield and Isabelle Robertson of Medina; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; Ivory and Fay (Lamp) Cook, a daughter Sharon in infancy; sisters, Alice James and Mary Ash; and brother, Francis Cook.
Friends may call from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Morman Funeral Home, 16 Cooper Street, Wakeman, and from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at the Church of the Nazarene 14907 Kneisel Road in Vermilion, where a service will take place at 11 a.m. with pastor David Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Camden Cemetery.