In Memory of Kenneth Cook

January 2, 1940 - January 2, 2019

Kenneth R. Cook, age 78, of Webster, passed away peacefully at home in his sleep, with his family by his side, on January 2, 2019

Ken was born on December 25, 1940 in St. Paul, MN, to parents, Jenny (Batchelor) and Clyde Cook. He married Marlys Olson on October 8, 1960 in Cresco, Iowa. Ken was a building inspector and entrepreneur for many years. He enjoyed pontooning on Yellow Lake, spending time outdoors mowing his lawn and socializing at home by the campfire with family and friends.

Preceding Ken in death are his parents; loving wife of 52 years, Marlys “Mugs”; siblings, Don, Viola, Ray and Danny.

Ken is survived by his children, Ritchard Cook and Mary Kay Bakke; grandchildren: Brandy (Jarod) Horstman, Sara (Jeremy) Breiwick, Stephanie (Matt) Randt and Keenan Cook; great-grandchildren: Jade, Chase, Landyn, Levi, Brayden and Brooklyn; siblings: Janet, Dennis (Leann), Sherry (Jack) and Jim; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A Fireside Service will be held on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 2:00 PM with a gathering to immediately follow at the Cook residence, 7564 Lagoon Lane, Webster, WI.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Swedberg-Taylor Funeral Home, Webster, WI. Online condolences may be expressed at www.swedberg-taylor.com

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