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June Arlene Cook

February 28, 1931 - July 22, 2014

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m., August 5, 2014 at the Sweet Home Funeral Chapel. Remembrances can be made in June’s name to the Susan G. Komen Foundation, 1500 SW 1st Ave., Suite 270, Portland, OR 97201.

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June A. Cook of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014 in Corvallis. She was born February 28, 1931 in Emmett, Idaho to Roy and Ruth Ulve. She was an only child and grew up on their farm.

After graduating from Emmett High School, she moved to Boise to attend business college. She married James E. Cook on June 14, 1953. Jim and June moved their young family to Oregon in the early 60s.

They lived in McKenzie Bridge, Oakridge, and finally Sweet Home. June began working at KFIR radio station, and then for the City of Sweet Home in the Public Works Department. She retired from the City of Sweet Home in 1993.

June was an accomplished quilter and a talented artist and enjoyed working in her yard and garden. She and her husband spent 19 winters in Arizona where they enjoyed the sunshine and fellowship of many of their friends. Her children will attest to her patience and love for them and her devotion to her husband.

June is survived by: her husband, James, of sixty-one years; her children and their spouses, James Cook and his wife, Jody, of Gresham, OR, Mary Sue and her husband, Richard Reynolds, of Sweet Home, and Col. Mark Cook and his wife, Timberly, of Tega Cay, SC. She has nine grandchildren, Tiffany, Tracee, Troy Scott, Grason Reynolds, Hilary Thrall, Emily Stenland, Tyler Cook, Faith Cook, and Mandi Ballinger; and four great-grandchildren with one on the way.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m., August 5, 2014 at the Sweet Home Funeral Chapel. Remembrances can be made in June’s name to the Susan G. Komen Foundation, 1500 SW 1st Ave., Suite 270, Portland, OR 97201.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.