|Date Of Birth:||July 18, 1931|
|Date Of Death:||February 10, 2012|
|Service Date:||February 14, 2012 10:00 a.m.|
Lavada M. Cook, 80, of Washburn passed away at 2:42 a.m. on
Friday February 10, 2012 in the emergency room at OSF St. Francis
Medical Center. She was born on July 18, 1931 in Bell Plain
Township to the late Anthony and Emma (Schmellen) Schock. She
married Dewey Cook in Peoria in 1955; he preceded her in death on
November 17, 1992.
She is survived by her son, Daryl Cook, of Washburn; and her
nephew, Lee and his wife, Josie Gill, of Princeville. She was
preceded in death by one brother.
Lavada gave much to her community. She was a member of the
Marshall County Historical Society, the Lacon Women's Club, and the
Marshall County Republican Women's Club. Lavada was also a
former Rotarian, a Cub Scout Den Mother, and a Marshall County
Courthouse bailiff. She worked at Speigels Department Store, in
Peoria, at Hyster, in Peoria, and was a Real Estate Agent for
Illinois Central Realty in East Peoria.
She was a loving mother and friend and will be missed by
Services will be held on Tuesday February 14, 2012 at 10:00 a.m.
at Immaculate Conception Church in Lacon. Father
Tom Mizeur will officiate. Burial will follow the services at
the Lacon Cemetery. Visitation will be on Monday February 13,
2012 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Lenz Memorial Home. Memorials
may be made to the Marshall County Historical Society. Online
condolences may be expressed at www.lenzmemorialhome.com