Marcele Frances Cook, age 87, of Ellsworth, WI passed away Monday, March 9, 2015, at River Falls Hospital in River Falls, WI with her family at her side.
She was born on July 10, 1927, in Salem Township, Pierce County, the daughter of the late Frank and Magdalena (Guepfer) Nickel, and on August 27, 1946, she was united in marriage to Kenneth “Mike” Cook in Ellsworth. Kenneth preceded Marcele in death.
Those Marcele leaves behind to cherish her memory include four children, Yvonne Blodgett (friend, Jerry Filkins) of Maiden Rock, WI, Kathryn (Tom) Flanigan and Barbara (Rex) Stewart both of Ellsworth, WI and Jerome “Gary” (Judith) Cook of Delta, OH; 12 grandchildren, Jason (Linda) Blodgett, Kevin (Rhonda) Blodgett, Angela (Jon) Kusilek, Jeff (Diana) Holland, Teresa (Chris) Matzek, Chuck (Melissa) Holland, Christine Lee, Greg (Melissa) Stewart, Kim (Steve) Stewart, Jeremy Cook, Matthew Cook and Patrick (Alysha) Cook; two sisters, Cleone Clobes and Della Larson; two sisters-in-law, Shirley Nickel and Marlene Nickel, 20 great-grandchildren, five great-great-grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
In addition to her husband and parents, Marcele was preceded in death by an infant son, Terry, three infant grandsons, an infant great-granddaughter, two brothers, Frank and LeRoy Nickel; a son-in-law, Leland Blodgett and two brothers-in-law, Sid Clobes and John Larson.
A Memorial Mass for Marcele will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, March 13, 2015, at St. Francis Catholic Church in Ellsworth and interment of her cremains will be in Lost Creek Cemetery.
The Cook family will greet relatives and friends at Hill Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Ellsworth on Thursday from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. and at the church on Friday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of Mass.
Hill Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Ellsworth is assisting the family. Additional information and guest book may be found at www.hillfuneralservice.com.