Cook, Charles 1863-1929
Posted By: Linda Ziemann (email)
Date: 5/1/2004 at 21:11:32
DEATH TAKES CHARLES COOK
Was Well Known Farmer in Seney Community For Forty Years
WAS NATIVE OF IOWA
Six Nephews Are Pallbearers at Services Held Monday
Charles Cook, a well known farmer of Plymouth county, and a resident
of the community for the past forty years, died at his home west of
Seney Saturday, October 19,1929, following a lingering illness. Death was
ascribed to anaemia. Mr. Cook had attained the age of 65 years, 11
months, and 4 days.
Charles Wm. Cook was a resident of Iowa all his life. He was born
at Strawberry Point, Clayton county, November 15, 1863, and received his
early education there and helped work on a farm.
Mr. Cook came to Plymouth county in 1889 and made his home in the
Seney community ever since that. He was united in marriage December 28,
1892, with Martha J. Reeves. He is survived by his wife, three
daughters and a son, who are Mrs. J. Donlin, of Hinton, Mrs. Bert
Criswell, of Seney, Verla (sic-Virla) and John Arthur, residing at home.
There are three grandchildren. He also leaves two brothers and a
sister, Bert Cook and Mrs. Cole, of Strawberry point, Iowa and Harley
Cook, of Los Angeles, Calif.
Mr. Cook was a member of the Methodist church at Seney. He was an
upright citizen, esteemed and respected in the community, a loving
husband and father and a good neighbor.
Funeral Held Yesterday
The funeral was held from the home Monday afternoon and was largely
attended by old neighbors and friends and the services were conducted by
the pastor, Rev. M. L. Metcalf. Six nephews, Will Buss, Harvey Buss,
Clarence Reeves, Donald Reeves, Ernest Reeves and Floyd Becker carried
the casket to the grave.
Plymouth Obituaries maintained by Linda Ziemann.
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