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Wilma Hoffman Cook

February 27, 1925 September 24, 2015
Wilma Hoffman Cook
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Wilma Hoffman Cook (Mrs. Robert) died Thursday, September 24, 2015 at her home. She was born in Shawano, on February 27, 1925 to the late Philip and Ella (Hischke) Hoffman. She married Robert Cook, and his two children, on August 17, 1962. He preceded her in death on January 2, 1996. Wilma was a graduate of Oconto High School and Madison General Hospital School of Nursing. While in the School of Nursing, she was a member of the United States Cadet Nursing Corps. She was an emergency and surgery supervisor at Oconto Hospital for thirty years. Wilma enjoyed golfing, bowling, and playing bridge. She did volunteer work for the Hospital Auxiliary, Riverside Nursing Home, Junior Golf League at the Oconto Golf Club, Holy Trinity Parish, and St. Ann’s Society. She was a member of Holy Trinity Parish.

Wilma is survived by two children, Dan (Karen) Cook, MI; Gretchen Cook, MN; Dan’s children, Beth (Kevin) Riebe and her children, Alexis and Adam Potts and their son, Aaron Riebe of MN; Robert Cook, Oconto; Gretchen’s children, Tim (Irina) Prosser and their daughter, Elise, D.C.; Ellyn (Nathan) Rueckheim, LaCrosse; and special friend Pat (Lloyd) Heier, Oconto. She was preceded in death by a grandson, Richard Noel, sister, Phyllis (Charles) Richardson, and brother, John (Beverly) Hoffman.

The family will receive relatives and friends at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Oconto, from 9 to 11 AM Saturday, October 10, 2015. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated 11 AM Saturday at the church with the Rev. Joel Sember officiating. Burial will at the Evergreen Cemetery at 4 PM. Online condolences may be expressed at www.gallagherfuneralhome.net.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to Bellin Health Oconto Hospital or Oconto Humane Society.

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Visitation

Saturday

10

Oct

9:00 AM 10/10/2015 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 10/10/2015 11:00:00 AM
Holy Trinity Catholic Church

300 Arbutus Avenue
Oconto, WI 54153

Holy Trinity Catholic Church
300 Arbutus Avenue Oconto 54153 WI
United States

Service

Saturday

10

Oct

11:00 AM 10/10/2015 11:00:00 AM
Holy Trinity Catholic Church

300 Arbutus Avenue
Oconto, WI 54153

Memorial service by Rev. Joel Sember

Holy Trinity Catholic Church
300 Arbutus Avenue Oconto 54153 WI
United States

Graveside

Saturday

10

Oct

4:00 PM 10/10/2015 4:00:00 PM
Evergreen Cemetery

Cook Ave.
Oconto, WI 54153

Evergreen Cemetery
Cook Ave. Oconto 54153 WI
United States
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