Elden G. Cook(1925 - 2014)

Elden G. Cook

Cedar Falls

Elden Cook, 88, of Cedar Falls, formerly of West Des Moines, died Wednesday, January 8, at Western Home Communities Windhaven.

He was born June 9, 1925 in Toledo, OH, son of Elden S. and Violet (Grasser) Cook. He married Ruth Wiley on September 15, 1951. She died May 17, 1987. He married Sylvia Carlson January 6, 1990. She died November 27, 2013.

He served in the US Army during WWII; attended Business College and was employed as Accounting Supervisor with Equitable Life Assurance, retiring in 1985. He volunteered with Living History Farms for 30 years.

Survived by daughter, Linda (Bert) Feuchtwanger of Dike; son, Brian (Jill) Cook of Chanhassen, MN; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Preceded in death by a brother, Stan Cook.

Private family services will occur at a later date. Inurnment will be in Rest Haven Cemetery, West Des Moines.

Memorials may be directed to the Western Home Foundation. Condolences may be left at www.richardsonfuneralservice.com.

Funeral Home

Richardson Funeral Home
615 Main Street Cedar Falls, IA 50613

Published in Des Moines Register on Jan. 12, 2014