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Memorial services for George LeRoy Cook who passed away Friday, March 27, 1964 at Wallowa Memorial Hospital were conducted by the Bollman Funeral Home Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Wallowa Christian Church, with the Rev. Frank Needles officiating. Mrs. Don Scott was organist and a group from the church choir sang: “Will There Be Any Stars” and “Beyond The Sunset.”
Casket bearers were: Francis Armon, Marshall Weaver, Kenneth Weaver, Fred Gray, Frank Lindsey and Verne Hamar, and internment was in the Lostine cemetery.
The deceased was the son of George B. and Effie M. Cook and was born December 4, 1898 in Lostine. He had lived in Wallowa county most of his life and had been a sawmill worker. On May 28, 1928 he was married to Theo Irene Tatro who preceded him in death in December, 1947. He was a member of the Lostine Christian church. He had been in ill health for the past two years.
He is survived by one son, Robert L. Cook, of Wallowa; a daughter, Mrs. George (June) Ambrose, of La Grande; and two grandchildren. He also leaves two aunts, Mrs. Carrie Caudle and Mrs. Florence Cook, both of Lostine.
Used with permission from: Wallowa County Chieftain, Thursday, April 2, 1964
Transcribed by: Gary Jaensch