Bernice L. Cook
L. Cook, 92, died Sunday, February 24, 2019 at Grancare Nursing and
Rehabilitation Center in Fond du Lac. She was born in Lomira on Saturday, April
24, 1926, a daughter of Frank and Margaret Ries. On Monday, January 15, 1945,
she married William “Billy” Cook at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Lomira. He
preceded her in death on Saturday, July 7, 2018.
include five children, Sr. Kathy Cook of Bisbee, AZ, Nancy Fedenko of Fond du
Lac, Chuck Cook of Brownsville, Julie Cook of Fond du Lac, and David (Kathy)
Cook of Brownsville; seven grandchildren, Brian (Angie) Fedenko and Amy (Jeff)
Hietpas, all of Oshkosh, Tina Cook-Sabel (Adrian) of Tallahassee, FL, Josh Cook
(Amber) of Milwaukee, Katie Cook of Oshkosh, Christina (Chris) Michael of
Snellville, GA and Ryan (Shara) Cook of Andover, MN; 13 great-grandchildren and
one great-great-grandchild with another due in May. She is further survived by
her sister, Beatrice (Bud) Schill; brother, Pat Ries (Janet Zamzow); and many
nieces and nephews who loved her very much.
was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Margaret; her husband of 74
years, Billy; two sons-in-law, Donald “Puppy” Fedenko and Jeffrey “Duffy” Bellmer;
a grandson, Cody Hietpas; twin great-great-grandchildren, Carson and Presley
Thomas; and her step-mother, Veronica Ries.
lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to St. Mary’s Parish in Lomira.
will be held from 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM, Saturday, March 23, 2019 at St. Mary’s
Catholic Church, 653 Milwaukee St. in Lomira. A Mass of Christian Burial will be
celebrated, beginning at 11:00 AM with burial to follow in the parish cemetery.
information and guestbook can be found at ueckerwitt.com