MOUNTAIN VIEW, WY – Wanda Irene Cook, 93, died May 12, at the LDS Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah, with her family by her side,.
She was born Sept. 16, 1919, in Roosevelt, Utah, the daughter of Erastus and Eliza Workman.
She married Thomas Albert Cook, in Duchesne, Utah, on March 30, 1935, by a justice of the peace. Their marriage was later solemnized in the LDS Temple in Salt Lake City, Utah, in August 1958.
Wanda, with her husband, Tom, were dry watchers on drilling rigs in Wyoming, coal miners, ranchers and helped build the Flaming Gorge Dam. They raised their family in the Price-Wellington, Utah, area and then Wanda moved her five children to Manila, Utah, in 1947. She later moved to Mountain View in 1993 where she resided at the time of her death.
She was a faithful member of the LDS Church and served a mission from 1986-1987 with the Indians in the Arizona area. She was also able to help support many missionaries fulfill their callings during each of their two year missions.
She enjoyed spending time with her family, crocheting and gardening.
Survivors include daughters Yvonne Hansen (Wayne) of Mountain View; Connie Reed of Rock Springs; Delores Amen (Dallas) of Clawson, Utah; sons, Larry Cook (Joannie) of Clawson, Utah; Dean Cook (Susan) of McKinnon; 17 grandchildren, 52 great-grandchildren, and 53 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Tom Cook; brothers, Orvil, Arland and Rex Workman; sister, Ellen Workman Mead; five grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 18, at the LDS Church, in Manila, Utah. A viewing will be held from 10 a.m. until time of services at the church.
Interment will take place in the Manila Cemetery following the services
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