Carolyn Cook 1929-2022
Carolyn Beverly Cook, af fectionately known to many as “Cookie”, age 93 of Ellsworth, passed away peacefully on June 10, 2022 surrounded by family at her residence. Carolyn was the daughter of William and Eliz abeth Kane; she was born on Feb. 7, 1929 in St. Paul, MN. She attended Hastings High School. Carolyn met the love of her life Leroy Cook and the two were married on June 18, 1949 at the Catholic Church in Hastings, MN. This union blessed them with children Roy, Sharon, Bruce, and Dennis.
Carolyn was a very con tent humble woman. She did not need much to be happy. Materialistic things in life did not bring her joy, rather being surrounded by those she loved. Cooking was one of her passions that she enjoyed to share with her grandchil dren and great grandchildren. Many were greeted by her smile when she worked at Sonny’s Restaurant in Ellsworth. She loved her family fiercely and enjoyed spending time with all of her grandchildren when she could. Her great granddaugh ter Laylah was able to spend the last 10 years caring for Cookie along with her grand son Michael. Cookie will be greatly missed.
Carolyn is survived by her children: Roy (Wendy) Cook, Sharon (Ron) Stewart and Dennis (Debbie) Cook; grandchildren: William,
Joseph, Wayne, Todd, Eric, Brandon, Serena, Brooke, Michael, Johnathon, and Mackenzie; along with 15 great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren; along with an uncountable number of nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband; par ents; and son Bruce Cook.
A Mass of Christian Burial was scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 15, 2022 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 231 W. Woodworth St. Ellsworth, WI 54011, with Father David Olson officiat ing. Visitation was at 10 a.m. until the start of Mass. Inter ment will be at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery in Ellsworth.
Services are entrusted to O'Connell Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Serv
ices of Ellsworth, www.ocon nellfuneralservices.com, 715 273 4421