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Phyllis Mae Cook

Published On: Jul 12 2013 04:40:34 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 13 2013 08:45:47 AM CDT

Phyllis Mae Cook 85, of Whitewater, formerly Watertown passed away on Thursday July 11, 2013 at the Alden Estates in Jefferson.

Phyllis was born on Nov. 26, 1927 in Thorp, WI the daughter of Russell and Estelle (DeBarr) Mead. She married Burien T. Cook on Nov. 30, 1947 in Greenwood, WI. Phyllis worked as an RN at Zion International Hospital in Zion, IL 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; ten great grandchildren; brother Roger Mead of Wausau; also survived by a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband; sisters Joyce Warden, Shirley Wong and brothers Robert and James Mead.

A Memorial Service will be held 10:30 AM on Wednesday July 17, 2013 at Immanuel Lutheran Church Watertown with the Rev. Pat Siegler of Zion Lutheran Church, Madison officiating. Visitation will be held at the church on Wednesday 9:30 AM until the time of service. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.

Pederson-Nowatka Funeral Home is caring for the family. To leave any on-line condolence or to light a candle in her memory please visit www.PN-FH.com

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