Newspaper Article Archive of
The Kalona News
Kalona, Iowa
Lyft

Newspaper Article Archive of
The Kalona News

September 26, 2018 Linette Cook
Article Pages -- as published on the The Kalona News website.

Thumb Image
1
Thumb Image
2
Thumb Image
3
Thumb Image
4
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ARTICLE DESCRIPTION:

Linette Cook, 66, of Mount Pleasant, Iowa, passed away on Monday, Sept. 3, 2018, at University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, following a lengthy illness. The funeral service was held Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, at Olson-Powell Memorial Chapel with Nicole Payne Slabach, officiating. Burial followed in the Salem South Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the family. On-line condolences may be directed to www.olsonpowell.com.

Born Oct. 16, 1951, in Mount Pleasant, Linette Marie was the daughter of Herbert Ellsworth and Dorothy Marie (Pickard) Payne. She spent her formative years in Salem, Iowa and graduated from Mount Pleasant High School in 1969. She attended Friends Bible College in Haviland, Kans., and later took secretarial training in Salem, Ore. On Aug. 31, 1973, Linette married Dave Cook in Riverton, Wyo.

Linette worked as a certified nursing assistant in various nursing homes, worked many years in food service, and spent 15 years at Walmart, both in Oregon and Mount Pleasant, as a cashier,

customer service and as a pharmacy assistant. She was raised in the Salem Friends Church and later attended Faith Christian Outreach Church. Linette loved music and played piano, accordion, the clarinet in the high school band, and enjoyed singing. A nature lover, Linette enjoyed being outdoors watching wildlife.

Along with her husband: Dave, Linette is survived by three sons: Jessie (Yvonne) Cook of Mount Angel, Ore., Christopher (Olivia) Cook of Las Vegas, Nev., and Nathan Cook of Payette, Idaho; two brothers: Leonard (Shirley) Payne of West Union, W.V. and Lewis (Cherry) Payne of Kalona, Iowa; and seven grandchildren: Jacob, Micah, Alex, Katie, Alyssa, Ava and Colton.

Preceding Linette in death were her parents; and a daughter: Angel Marie, in infancy.

Newspaper Article Archive of The Kalona News produced by SmallTownPapers, Inc.
Website © 2018. All content copyrighted. Copyright Information.     Terms Of Use.     Request Content Removal.