Rebecca Sue Cook |
Aug. 6, 1952-Sept. 9, 2013
Rebecca Sue Cook, age 61, of Ithaca, died Monday, September 9, 2013, at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit.
Becky was born August 6, 1952, to Herbert Gerald and Delores Eleanor (LaCross) Cook, in Carson City, Michigan.
Becky was a graduate of Ithaca High School Class of 1970. She loved Hawaii and lived there for three and a half years after graduating high school. Becky worked for Gratiot County for 35 years and 1 day, starting first at the jail in 1978 and then as a dispatcher for emergency services. She loved to sing karaoke, reading - especially James Patterson, and going up to the family cabin in Harrison.
Becky is survived by her mother, Delores "Dee" Cook of Ithaca; brother, Joe Cook of Ithaca; sister-in-law, Cheryl Cook of Ithaca; nephews, Nathan (Jessica) Cook of Louisiana, Ryan (Cody) Cook of Alabama, and Blake (Lonna) Cook of Louisiana. She is preceded in death by her father, Gerald "Cookie"; and brother, Lynn.
Funeral Services for Becky will be 11 a.m. Thursday, September 12, 2013 at the Barden Funeral Home in Ithaca. Pastor Ried Martin will officiate and Burial will follow at Ithaca Cemetery, with a luncheon to follow at the Elks Lodge in Alma. Visitation will be 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the family. Condolences may be left for the family online at
Published in The Morning Sun on Sept. 11, 2013