|Birth: ||Jul. 14, 1882|
|Death: ||Jun. 16, 1961|
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Funeral Held In Roosevelt For John Cook.
Funeral services for John H. Cook, 78, Roosevelt who died Friday morning of last week in a Salt Lake hospital following a lingering illness were conducted Tuesday at 1 p.m. in the Roosevelt LDS Stake Chapel.
Prayer at the family home was given by Morris H. Cook. Prelude music at the chapel was by Verda Rasmussen.
The Relief Society Singing Mothers sang "In The Times Of Roses." Invocation was offered by Bishop Golden Collins of the Ballard Ward. Max Todd read the obituary of Mr. Cook.
First speaker was W. Russell Todd, followed by a solo rendered by Garrett Stone, "Face To Face." Second speaker was was Leland M. Angus, with remarks being given by Max Todd.
Tauline Anderson of Vernal sang "The End Of A Perfect Day." Benediction was by Charles Bingham.
Pallbearers were Jack H. Cook, Fred G. Cook, John Lubniewski, Ray Westwood, Howard Williams and Glen Williams.
Mr. Cook was born July 14, 1882, Wallsburg, Wasatch County, to John and Agnes Nutall Cook. Married Amelia Goodrich, March 17, 1909 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. She died January 9, 1946. He married Pearl A. Williams in 1952 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. He spent his life as farmer and stockman.
Survivors include his widow, sons, daughters, Wayne G., Jack H., Fred G., Orlan, all of Roosevelt; Mrs. John (Agnes) Lubniewski, Kenosha, Wisconsin; Mrs. Ray (Edith) Westwood, Rangely, Colorado; two stepsons, Glen and Howard Williams, 24 grandchildren; brothers, sisters, William, Salt Lake City; Robert, Harold, Leonard, Rulon, all of Vernal; Mrs. Charles (Lapreal) Lybbert, Moses Lake, Washington.
-Vernal Express, June 22, 1961, transcribed by Rhonda Holton
John H. Cook
John H. Cook was the son of Martha Agnes Nuttall and John Cook.
John married Amelia Eliza Goodrich on March 17, 1909 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Millie was a small, wiry, quick person and John was a large strong man.
Soon after they were married they moved on their homestead at Hayden, Utah. Tragedy struck almost from the start. Their first and third child died in infancy and their second child, Wayne, was born premature, weighing only 2 1/2 pounds. He was an invalid and sat in his wheelchair all his life. This was a "great care" for Millie and John. John freighted on the old Price Road for a living, leaving Millie and her small children alone.
When Wayne was about four years old, John spent about a year in Salt lake City where he could get medical help for him. John had a job grading the grounds around the Capital building which had been just built. Wayne was able to walk some with braces and help for a few years jack was one year old and was taken care of by Uncle Roy and Aunt Sarah Goodrich while his parents were in Salt Lake City. John only freighted during the winter for a few years longer, until trucks took over. Their bees didn't do much in Roosevelt but the family was contented with their two-room home and they worked hard to clear the land and Millie made a beautiful garden.
In 1924, they purchased a 1919 model T Ford and usually had some kind of automobile after that. Radios came in shortly after that. They also had a phonograph and Millie enjoyed playing many classical pieces on it.
Edith and Agnes, the girls in the family, were born in their Roosevelt home.
John Cook (1857 - 1927)
Martha Agnes Nuttall Cook (1863 - 1905)
Amelia Eliza Goodrich Cook (1883 - 1946)
Reed Goodrich Cook (1910 - 1910)*
Wayne Goodrich Cook (1911 - 1972)*
Millie Cook (1912 - 1912)*
Jack H. Cook (1914 - 1986)*
Fred G. Cook (1916 - 1993)*
Orlan Cook (1918 - 2001)*
Agnes Cook Lubniewski (1921 - 2007)*
Edith Cook Westwood Harmston (1926 - 2008)*
John H. Cook (1882 - 1961)
Mary Agnes Cook Herbert (1885 - 1927)*
Mark Nuttal Cook (1887 - 1954)*
LaPreal Cook Lybbert (1889 - 1984)*
Boyd Cook (1894 - 1903)*
Roy Cook (1896 - 1943)*
Harold Albert Cook (1898 - 1975)*
Robert Cook (1900 - 1989)*
Leonard Cook (1902 - 1988)*
Rulon Cook (1913 - 1981)**
Roosevelt Memorial Park
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