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Roberta F. Walker Cook

Birth
Benkelman, Dundy County, Nebraska, USA
Death 17 Jan 2017 (aged 97)
Dodge City, Ford County, Kansas, USA
Burial Dodge City, Ford County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 175481805 · View Source
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DODGE CITY,KS.--
March 24,1919- January 17,2017

Roberta F. Cook, 97, died January 17,2017 at Western Plains Medical Complex, Dodge City,KS. She was born on March 24,1919 at Benkelman, Nebraska the daughter of Harry H. and Josephine(Gallagher) Walker.

Roberta grew up in Elkhart,Ks. and was a graduate of Elkhart High School. She then attended Dodge City Junior College for two years. On September 7,1941 she married James W. Cook at Dodge City,KS. She was a member of Grace Community Church and a former member of First Baptist Church, both of Dodge City. She taught Sunday School and sang in the choir for many years.

She was a former board member of the Good Samaritan Center, and had been active in the Christian Women's Club and with the Alzheimer's Support Group. Roberta worked at the Christian Book House in Dodge City. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother.

Roberta is survived by four daughters, Denise Eccleston and husband Olen of Wichita,Ks., Cathy Fitzsimmons and husband Don of Dodge City,KS, Paula Lewis and husband Paul of Dodge City,KS and Barbara Tuxhorn and husband Rick of Inman,KS.;eight grandchildren and three great grandsons; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband James William Cook; son, Darrell Eugene Cook and grandson, Todd Fitzsimmons.

Funeral service will be held at Grace Community Church on Saturday, January 21,2017 at 10:00 AM with Pastor Kirk Larson presiding. Burial will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery in Dodge City,KS.

Memorials are suggested to Grace Community Church in care of Swaim Funeral Home.


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  • Created by: Jean Hall
  • Added: 18 Jan 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 175481805
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Roberta F. Walker Cook (24 Mar 1919–17 Jan 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 175481805, citing Maple Grove Cemetery, Dodge City, Ford County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Jean Hall (contributor 47402960) .