Phyllis Mae Cook
Nov. 26, 1927 – July 11, 2013
Mae Cook, 85, of Whitewater, formerly Watertown, passed away Thursday,
July 11, 2013, at the Alden Estates in Jefferson.
Phyllis was born on Nov. 26, 1927, in Thorp, the daughter of Russell and
Estelle (DeBarr) Mead. She married Burien T. Cook on Nov. 30, 1947, in
Greenwood. Phyllis worked as a registered nurse at Zion International
Hospital in Zion, Ill., and Cherokee Village Baptist Memorial Hospital,
retiring in 1987. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and was
active in 4th day Community of Via de Cristo. She enjoyed golf, travel
and spending time with her family.
Survivors include five children, Robert (Judy) Cook of Watertown, Gloria
(Daniel) Navarre of Whitewater, Kathleen Princeton of Pewaukee, Gail
Cook of Watertown and Brenda (Peter) Paulson of Beloit; seven
grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Roger Mead of
Wausau. She is also survived by a number of nieces, nephews, other
relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; two sisters, Joyce
Warden and Shirley Wong; and two brothers, Robert and James Mead.
A memorial service was held Wednesday, July 17, at Immanuel Lutheran
Church in Watertown with the Rev. Pat Siegler of Zion Lutheran Church,
Madison, officiating. Burial was in the parish cemetery.
Pederson-Nowatka Funeral Home, 920-261-2113, is caring for the family.
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