Details for Elaine M. Cook

Elaine M. Cook, age 93, of Clinton, WI, passed away Sunday, January 7, 2018 in her home. She was born March 22, 1924, to the late David and Ruth (Stead) Jones, in Palmyra, WI. Elaine graduated from Whitewater College High School, Class of 1942, and attended Ms. Browns School of Business for two years. She married Gerald W. Cook on December 29, 1945. He preceded her in death on June 14, 2012. Elaine was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Clinton. She worked at the Rock Co. Savings and Loan for 26 years as an Officer in the loan department. Elaine and Gerry relocated to St. Charles, where she worked for the Dukane Corp. as an Executive Secretary, until her retirement in 1989. They retired to Peoria, AZ, where she enjoyed the warm weather and volunteerism. Elaine and Gerry then returned to Wisconsin in 2000. She enjoyed playing cards, bowling, and was an avid Bucks and Brewers fan. Elaine will be remembered as being an excellent cook, and sharing her recipes with all. Elaine is survived by her daughter, Cindy Gilbank of Beloit; her sons, Dave (Barb) of Clarkesville, TN, and Jeff of Alaska; granddaughters: Kimberly (Tyree) Gamble, Jennifer (Kyle) Todd and Kelly (Kenny) Baldwin; her grandsons, James Gilbank and Greg (Elizabeth); four great-grandchildren: Samantha, Jordan, Chloe and Colton; her sister, Ruth Anne Rolfe; her two brothers, John (Mary) Jones and Richard (Gretchen) Jones; and her sister-in-law, Marie Jones. She was preceded in death by her parents, David and Ruth Jones; her brother, Don Jones; and brother-in-law, Jack Rolfe. Elaine’s Funeral Service will be 11 a.m. on Saturday January 20, 2018 at FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 312 Church Street, Clinton, with Pastor Bob Schut officiating. Friends will be received on Saturday at Church from 10 a.m. until the time of service. A memorial is being established in her name. Please share a memory or a condolence with the Cook family on our website, brianmarkfh.com Brian Mark Funeral Homes 504 Milwaukee Road, Clinton (608) 676-4464 Special thanks to the Cedar Crest staff, and her friends at Cedar Crest, for the love and compassion they gave Elaine.

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