Harriet Grace Cook, 90, of Laramie, died Saturday, May 21, 2016, at Laramie Care Center. Harriet was born Feb. 19, 1926, in Cuba, Illinois, to Grafton and Zelma (née Shoop) Ewan. She attended Iowa State University, graduating in 1948 with a B.S. in horticulture. She married James Cook on June 9, 1949, in Cuba, Illinois. In 1977, they moved to Laramie, and she spent the rest of her life here. She enjoyed traveling and cooking and passed these passions on to her children.
She is preceded in death by her parents; two brothers; a sister; and a granddaughter. Harriet is survived by her husband, James Cook, of Laramie; children, James Cook, of Dallas, Texas, Tom Cook (Kim White), of Tacoma, Washington, Miriam Cook, of El Paso, Texas, and David (Helen) Cook, of Baltimore, Maryland; eight grandchildren; and her one great-grandchild.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 18 at the First United Methodist Church with Pastor Pete Phillips officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Eppson Center for Seniors Foundation.