|Birth: ||May 11, 1911|
|Death: ||Jan. 25, 2002|
Edith M. Metzner, 90, formerly of Alpha, died Friday, Jan. 25, 2002, at Mercer County Nursing Home, Aledo.
Services are 1 p.m. Tuesday at Peterson-Wallin-Knox Funeral Home, Alpha. The Rev. Don Robinson will officiate. Burial is in Alpha Cemetery. Visitation is 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the nursing home or Tri-County Ambulance.
The former Edith M. Cook was born May 11, 1911, in rural Aledo, the daughter of Edward and Fanny McCaw Cook. She married Charles W. Metzner Aug. 4, 1928, in Rock Island. He died March 29, 1977.
She had worked at the former Farmall Plant, Rock Island, during World War II. She also worked for many years at Rutledge Greenhouse, Alpha. She retired from the former Illinois State Hospital, East Moline.
She was a former member of Alpha United Methodist Church, the Oxford Township Firemen's Auxiliary and Aledo Garden Club.
Her interests included gardening, fishing, needlework and her family.
Survivors (and spouses) include her daughters, Paulie (Herbert Jr.) Hall, Sherrard, Jacqueline (Arthur) Nelson, Woodhull, and Betty (Bruce) Paul, Aledo; son, William C. (Joan) Metzner, Alpha; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; brothers, Willard (Winifred) Cook, Rock Island, and Alden Cook, Iowa; and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, great-grandson, three sisters and nine brothers.
Edward Cook (1862 - 1955)
Fannie Essie McCaw Cook (1876 - 1951)
Charles William Metzner (1906 - 1977)*
Dorthy Pauline Hall (1929 - 2012)*
William Charles Metzner (1946 - 2010)*
Mary Lucy Cook Ayers Hood (1894 - 1963)*
Georgia Grace Cook Kinnamon (1895 - 1969)*
Henry Irvin Cook (1896 - 1990)*
Arthur Leslie Cook (1898 - 1924)*
James Ralph Cook (1899 - 1968)*
Herbert Francis Cook (1901 - 1965)*
Paul Everett Cook (1903 - 1975)*
Aura Ethel Mae Cook Kelly (1905 - 1988)*
Glen Edward Cook (1907 - 1983)*
Alden Clark Cook (1908 - 2005)*
Edith Marie Cook Metzner (1911 - 2002)
Stanley LeRoy Cook (1913 - 1978)*
Willard Eugene Cook (1915 - 2008)*
Charles Merel Cook (1918 - 1994)*
Orrin Vinton Cook (1922 - 1992)*
Created by: Gregory & Rebekah Root
Record added: Feb 12, 2012
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