|Birth: ||Feb. 27, 1926|
|Death: ||Jul. 31, 2012|
Jerry V. Cook
(February 27, 1926 - July 31, 2012)
Jerry V. Cook, age 86, of La Grande, died July 31, 2012 at the Grande Ronde Hospital. A graveside service will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at the Island City Cemetery. Those who wish may make contributions in his name to the charity of their choice. To sign the on-line guest book visit www.danielsknopp.com.
Jerry was born on February 27, 1926 in La Grande, the son of Paul Joseph and Lena Margaret (Stein) Cook. He graduated from La Grande High School with the class of 1944. After graduating he served with the United States Army Air Corps. After his honorable discharge he returned to La Grande and worked briefly for the Union Pacific Railroad before going to work for Boise Cascade, a career that spanned 37 years. On January 28, 1976 he married Violet Mae Johnson in Reno, Nevada. She preceded him in death on March 16, 2011. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, a member of the American Legion and the NRA. He was known for his generosity and willingness to help anyone who needed him. Survivors include his children, Susan M. Cook of Milton-Freewater, Frances Williamson of La Grande , and Judy Rumer of Portland; his sister, Loretta Beeson of La Grande; four grandchildren; three great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by a sister, Cecilia Celestine Wylde.
86 years 5 months 4 days.
Paul Joseph Cook (1897 - 1973)
Lena Margaret Stein Cook (1900 - 1993)
Violet Mae Johnson Cook (1929 - 2011)
Island City Cemetery
Plot: 6th Add., Block-274, Lot-.
Created by: Edwyn J. Wilson
Record added: Aug 03, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 94770918