George D. Cook, son of Chancey and Mary Trost Cook, was born at Lenox, Iowa on
November 16, 1917 and departed this life at the Greater Community Hospital
Creston. Iowa on April 24th, 1978. at the age of 60 years, 5 months and 8
On February 14. 1948 he was united in marriage to Roberta Maye Matthews of
Clearfield and to this union were born three daughters, Virginia Lee De France
of Des Moines. Iowa. Suanne John, of Lenox, Iowa, and Ilene Cook of Des
He was baptized and became a member of the Lenox Presbyterian Church. George
spent many hours in the field, as fanning was his main interest. He visited
often with his many friends about farm operations. He spent four years with
the United States Army serving in the Pacific Theatre during World War II.
His mother, father, and sister Helen preceded him in death.
He leaves to mourn his passing, his wife, Roberta Maye, his three daughters, a
son-in-law, David De France, one grandson, Eric John, a sister Betty O'Riley,
Matthews of Clearfield. Also, a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and
many friends. He will be missed by all who knew him.
Funeral services were held Wednesday at the Methodist Church in Clearfield
with Rev. Karl Watkins officiating.
Music was provided by Mrs. Joan Owens, organist.
Casketbearers were Bill Livingston. Dick Bailey, Gary Heimke, Francis Routh,
Dale Sturm and Bill Wyman.
Burial was in the Clearfield Cemetery with
Military Rites conducted by Woodside Legion Post.
Transcription and Submission by Lorelei Rusco, February of 2014