Nancy Carroll Cook
Nancy Carroll Cook, 82, Waukesha, a former Stevens Point
teacher and mother of a Stevens Point man, died Monday, May 9, 2016, at
AngelsGrace Hospice in Oconomowoc.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 21,
at First United Methodist Church in Waukesha, with Pastor Greta Hietpas
presiding. Private interment will be at Prairie Home Cemetery in Waukesha.
Visitation will be at the church from 9 a.m. Saturday until
Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, Crematory and Preplanning
Services in Waukesha assisted with arrangements. Condolences may be offered
online at www.randledable.com.
Mrs. Cook was born July 16, 1933, in Fennimore, a daughter
of the late Philip B. and Grayce J. (Ayres) Court. She graduated from New
London High School.
She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education
from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.
She was married to Ray Cook June 23, 1956, in New London.
They were married for 58 years until his death.
She began her teaching career in 1955 at Whittier in
Waukesha, and retired in 1993 after 14 years as a kindergarten teacher at Rose
Glen Elementary, where she helped design the classrooms. She also taught at
McDill School in Stevens Point and White Rock, Meadowbrook and Torhorst schools
From 1968 to 1970, she and her family lived in Nairobi,
Kenya, East Africa.
She taught Sunday School and English as a second language and helped lead Women’s Circles at First United Methodist
Survivors include three children, Cindy (Dr. John)
Kirkpatrick, Appleton, Randall (Ann) Cook, Waukesha, and Perry (Jean) Cook,
Stevens Point; one brother, Jeff (Lavon) Court, Brownsville, Minn.; nine
grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.