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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 »
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“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 »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Julie Parker - 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 »
3 of 11 | 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...Read More »
4 of 11 | 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 »
5 of 11 | 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 »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Mike and Tammy Cook - Flint, MI

“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 »
7 of 11 | 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 »
8 of 11 | 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 »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Jef Vowell - Leander, TX

“Lighting a candle for your family. May the Lord bless you all! ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: Janis McLain - Pinellas park, FL

“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...Read More »
11 of 11 | 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.

You are invited to go to the Guest Book page to pass along your personal message or tell a story.

Sincerely,
-Your friends at Flanner and Buchanan

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10612 E. Washington Street Indianapolis, IN 46229