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Born in Fairfield, NE on Aug. 1, 1942
Departed on Feb. 13, 2011 and resided in Deweese, NE.
Service: Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011
10:30 am
Cemetery: Assumption Cemetery
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Joan M Cook

Joan M. Cook the daughter of Louis and Alice (Svoboda) Chvala was born August 1, 1942 at Fairfield, Nebraska. She departed this life Sunday, February 13, 2011 at the Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital in Lincoln, Nebraska at the age of 68 years.

Joan graduated from Lawrence High and furthered her education attending college in Omaha, NE. On February 11, 1961 Joan was united in marriage to Albert Cook at Lawrence, NE. This union was blessed with the birth of four children, two sons and two daughters. Joan and Al lived in Salina, KS where Joan was employed by Tony's Pizza where she began her career on the production line and ended with a management position. Al and Joan returned to Nebraska where they owned and operated the Horseshoe Inn in Deweese for many years.

In her spare time Joan enjoyed playing cards, reading, watching sports of all kinds and spending time with her grandchildren. She was a member of Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church of Deweese, the Ladies Auxiliary and the Altar Society.

She is preceded in death by her parents.

Survivors include her husband Al Cook of Deweese, Nebraska; sons: John Cook and wife Martie and Scott Cook and wife Sara all of Topeka, KS; daughters: Cindy Loring and husband David of Hanson, Mass; and Terry Gordanier and husband Shawn of Deweese, NE; grandchildren: Melissa Loring, Brian Loring, Katie Cook, Kayla Cook, Trevor Gordanier, Trace Gordanier, Rilie Cook and Bryce Cook, other relatives and a host of friends.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday 10:30 AM, February 17, 2011 at the Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church in Deweese, NE. Rev. Loras Grell will be officiating. Rosary service will be held at 10:00 prior to the funeral services. Burial will be held in the Assumption Cemetery, Deweese. Condolences may be sent to the family at Williams Funeral Home of Edgar, NE is in charge of the arrangements.

Williams Funeral Home
Edgar Chapel
402 224 5315

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