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“Margie was a special person, beloved by her husband and children, grandchildren and many many friends. Allways smiling. Always happy Carl thought...Read More »
1 of 28 | Posted by: Velma & Jim Northcutt

“My sympathies go out to all the Cook Family. I hadn't seen Margie in a long time but certainly remember her as a lovely women with a great family. ...Read More »
2 of 28 | Posted by: Anne Henry Ward - Indianapolis, IN

“My sincere condolences to the entire Cook family. I will always remember Margie's smile from The Training Room. ”
3 of 28 | Posted by: Cathy Jefferson - Indianapolis, IN

“May you find comfort in remembering your dear mother this Mother's Day, and every day. ”
4 of 28 | Posted by: harold claunch - fishers, IN

“I knew Mrs.Cook during my Travel Agent years in Fishers. I remember her smile and laugh... always a sweet and gracious person. My thoughts are...Read More »
5 of 28 | Posted by: Julie Parker - Indianapolis, IN

“I love you nana ”
6 of 28 | Posted by: Brittany Cook - Camby, IN

“To The Cook Family, may you find peace knowing that your parents are once again united. My prayers are with you all. Sincerely, Robin (Williams) Guy ”
7 of 28 | Posted by: A friend

“To the entire Cook family, sorry to hear about the loss of your Mom, Grandmother, and friend. ”
8 of 28 | Posted by: Steve Wright - Indianapolis, IN

“Margie was such a lovely lady who always gave me a warm welcome and gracious smile. She was so young at heart and always a joy. Her friends and...Read More »
9 of 28 | Posted by: Judy Short

“Cook family, I was very sad to read about the passing of Margie. I will always have fond and loving memories of attending conventions with Carl and...Read More »
10 of 28 | Posted by: Lanny Wilhelm - Greenwood, IN

“Debbie - This is for you: We said a prayer for you today and we know God must've heard, For we felt the answer in our hearts although He spoke no...Read More »
11 of 28 | Posted by: Joe & Debra Claunch - Tucson, AZ

“We are saddened to hear about your loss. Margie was a wonderful person who was loved by all. We will miss her, but are comforted in knowing she is in...Read More »
12 of 28 | Posted by: Mike and Tammy Cook - Flint, MI

“... your smile and laughter will forever remain in my heart. I love you Nana ”
13 of 28 | Posted by: Christopher Cook - Camby, IN

“Deb, my prayers are with you and your family, may you all have comfort during this time of loss and throughout the future. June P ”
14 of 28 | Posted by: June Puckett - St Cloud, FL

“Reaching out to our big extended family - the Cooks. We so treasure all the wonderful memories with your Mom and Dad at the many Cook reunions...Read More »
15 of 28 | Posted by: Beth Hudgins - Newburgh, IN

“Dear Cook family: Steve and I are so sadden to hear of the loss of such a great lady. Margie was one of the kindest sweetest ladies we knew. She...Read More »
16 of 28 | Posted by: Steve & Linn Johnson - Columbus, IN

“One memory would be inadequate for a woman who has been a part of my life from the day I was born. She was at almost every milestone in my life. ...Read More »
17 of 28 | Posted by: Jef Vowell - Leander, TX

“Margie made my day! Her smile, laugh, and "spunk" will live with me! She "rocked"! I'll miss ya Margie! ”
18 of 28 | Posted by: David Isabelle - Anderson, IN

“Lighting a candle for your family. May the Lord bless you all! ”
19 of 28 | Posted by: Janis McLain - Pinellas park, FL

“Carl and Margie are proud parents in heavan watching the wonderful family they built. Margie got to stay around longer and enjoy all the wonderful...Read More »
20 of 28 | Posted by: Joe Huffine - Indianapolis, IN

“I did not know Margie well, but every time I seen her she made you feel if she was very glad to see you. She was a very sweet lady.Martha Witt ”
21 of 28 | Posted by: A friend

“The Lord puts every one on this earth for a reason. I believe Margie was put here to spread love to so many. I know for me - she was my gift as my...Read More »
22 of 28 | Posted by: Kathy and Mike Bobo - Tucson, AZ

“I love you nana <3 ill miss you and youll always remain in my Heart. See you soon :)) ”
23 of 28 | Posted by: Brittany Cook - Camby, IN

“I have many fond memories of good times with Margie at various IMTA functions over the years. She and Carl were a great pair, and those who knew her...Read More »
24 of 28 | Posted by: A friend

“Deborah, how can we not smile when thinking of your mother! A flood of memories from the Indiana Motor Truck Assoc. convention days...oh what fun...Read More »
25 of 28 | Posted by: Deborah Cline Kish - Indianapolis, IN

“Margie was a lovely lady who always gave me a warm welcome and gracious smile. She was so young at heart and always a joy. Her friends and family...Read More »
26 of 28 | Posted by: Paul & Judy Short - Indianapolis, IN

“We are so sad for the entire Cook family, what a special loving person Margie was to all of us, her love of life was more than inspiring and we will...Read More »
27 of 28 | Posted by: Sandy Spence - Indianapolis, IN

“Dear Cook Family, There are few things more difficult than dealing with the loss of a loved one. We, along with our staff, are honored and humbled...Read More »
28 of 28 | Posted by: Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Centers - IN

Mrs. Margie Jean Cook, 81 of Indianapolis, the matriarch of the Cook family, who was known near and far for her smile, her laughter and love for her family, especially children, passed away at home peacefully Saturday, May 5, 2012, surrounded by her entire family. She will be remembered and missed by all who knew and loved her. Margie loved people, she loved to travel and to socialize-she was a member of her beloved euchre club for more than 65 years. Margie maintained her sense of humor and wit throughout her illness. She spent a lifetime encouraging others to live their lives in service to family and community. Margie was born in Indianapolis on Valentine's Day, February 14, 1931 the daughter of Melvin and Bonnie (Stafford) Estep. Margie was a homemaker and a member of the United Methodist Church and was a member of the Irvington Order of Easter Star. Margie was also a member of the Indianapolis Symphony Northside group and the Clowes Hall Society. On May 9, 1947 Margie married the love of her life and sweetheart, Carl J. Cook he preceded her in death, June 7, 2005.

She is survived by her six children, C. Larry Cook (wife KiCha), Stephen A. Cook, Daniel L. Cook (wife Kimberly L.), Deborah (Cook) Lawler, Thomas J. Cook and Carri L. (Cook) Graf; 24 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 8, 2012, and an hour before service time on Wednesday in the Community Life Center at Washington Park East-10612 E. Washington St. Indianapolis, IN 46229. Funeral services will be held at 11:00am, Wednesday, May 9, 2012 in the Community Life Center at Washington Park East. Burial will take place in Washington Park East Cemetery. Margie requested that memorial contributions be made in her memory to Riley Children's Foundation, 30 S. Meridian St. Ste. 200, Indianapolis, IN 46204. Flanner & Buchanan-10722 E. Washington Street is in charge of arrangements.

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