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Uraine Athon Cook

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Uraine fell asleep in the Lord on February 26, 2014 at Mercy Medical Center in Redding, CA.

She was born May 31, 1932 in Oakland, CA to Gus and Demetra Athon. She moved to Marysville when she was 9 years old, when her mother married John D. Karnegis. The family moved to Yuba City and she attended Yuba City High School, she graduated in 1950.

As a teenager she worked at JC Penney and also attended Yuba College. Uraine met her beloved husband Henry "Hank" Cook while working at Pacific Telephone, they were married December 3, 1955. In 1965, they moved to Placerville where they remained until 1968. Uraine and Hank traveled to many wonderful places, including Alaska, Florida, New York and Greece. Uraine was a lifetime member of The Daughters of Penelope, St. Martha's Philopticos Society, Native Daughters of the Golden West, Pink Ladies at Fremont Hospital and St. Katherine's Greek Orthodox Church.

She is survived by her daughter Demetra "Trude" Kristensen (James); grandsons Dimitri and Ethan (Brittany); brothers Harold Athon (Stell) and Dimitri Karnegis (Eleni); cousin Tom Head; and her beloved nieces, nephews and godchildren.

Uraine will be interred at Sutter Cemetery at a private graveside service, officiated by Rev. Phil Reinheimer of St. John's Episcopal Church.

We will miss our beautiful Mom, YiaYia, Thea & Nouna Uraine.

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Published in Appeal Democrat on Mar. 30, 2014
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