|Birth: ||Nov. 1, 1905|
|Death: ||Mar. 30, 2001|
Montrose Daily Press, The (CO) - Sunday, April 1, 2001
Deceased Name: Myrtle L. Cook
Loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother
Nov. 1, 1905 - March 30, 2001
MONTROSE - Myrtle L. Cook, age 95, a homemaker and resident of Montrose since 1936, died early Friday morning, March 30, 2001, in the Valley Manor Care Center at Montrose. Myrtle L.Canfield was born in Woodward, Okla., on Nov. 1, 1905,the daughter of Lester Canfield and Amanda (Arnold) Canfield.
On April 17, 1927, Myrtle married the love of her life, Robert Cook in Oklahoma. Their lives together were enriched when they became the parents of five children.
In 1936, the Cook family moved from Oklahoma to Montrose where they made their home until the time of Myrtle's death. Robert preceded Myrtle in death in February of 1993 at Montrose.
Not only was Myrtle a wonderful homemaker but she was also a very loving wife, mother, and grandmother.
She was a lifetime member of the O.D.T. of Shavano Valley in Montrose.
Surviving family members who were blessed to share Myrtle's life include three sons: Les Cook and wife Marge; Richard Cook and wife Marilyn, all of Montrose; Edward Cook, of Grand Junction and one daughter, Margie and husband Vic Ahlberg, of Delta.
Myrtle was the proud and loving grandmother of 17 precious grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and 15 great-great-grandchildren.
Other family survivors include one sister, Della Anthem, of Woodward,Okla.
Along with both of her parents and her husband, Robert, Myrtle was also preceded in death by one son, Alfred Cook.
Visitation for family and friends is scheduled for Sunday, April, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Crippin Funeral Home in Montrose. Those attending visitation are to use the front entrance of the funeral home on Main Street.
Funeral Services in loving remembrance and to honor Myrtle's life will be officiated by Pastor Jim Jesser on Monday, April 2, at 11 a.m. at the Crippin Funeral Home Chapel.
Interment will follow the service in the Valley Lawn Cemetery south of Montrose.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Hospice of the Uncompahgre Valley, In Memory of Myrtle L. Cook, P.O. Box 1804, Montrose, CO 81402-1804.
Arrangements are being handled under the direction of the Crippin Funeral Home of Montrose.
Robert E Cook (1907 - 1993)
Valley Lawn Cemetery
Created by: Roanna Dolan Griffin
Record added: Jan 27, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 104267425
R.I.P. Myrtle. I remember what a wonderful lady you were when you worked for my Gma Day at the cleaners and for the wonderful job you did when you made my wedding gown and the other gowns for the wedding. God Bless you Myrtle, I will never forget you.|
Roanna Dolan Griffin
Added: Jan. 27, 2013