Marjorie Cook

Marjorie J. (Whiters) Cook (nee: Slachta)

Lansing, Michigan

Age 92, passed away May 2, 2014.  She was born January 21, 1922, in Lansing, to Joseph and Clara (Mocny) Slachta.  Marjorie was a graduate of Lansing Central High School, a volunteer at Sparrow Hospital, a willing Cub Scout leader, an avid golfer and devoted to her family.  She was a member of Royal Neighbors, Child Study Club, sewing circle, and a life member of the Lansing Country Club.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Richard Whiters and Robert Cook; sisters, Ruth Turpin and Clarice Smith; and brothers, Joey Slachta and Robert Slachta.  Surviving are:  daughter, Susan (Anthony) Scruby; 3 sons, Rick (Linnette) Whiters, John (Brenda) Whiters, and Thomas Whiters; stepdaughter, Susan (Michael) Roberts; stepsons, Roger (Elaine) Cook, Wesley Cook, and Richard (Phyllis) Cook; many loving grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and her brother, Bill (Ruth) Slachta, as well as many nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, May 10, 2014, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel, with interment to follow in Evergreen Cemetery.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 12:00 noon until service time on Saturday.  Memorial contributions may be made to Hometown Hospice in memory of Marjorie (Whiters) Cook.


Funeral Home

Estes-Leadley Funeral Home
325 W Washtenaw St. Lansing, MI 48933
(517) 482-1651

Published in Lansing State Journal on May 6, 2014