Glen E. Cook


Glen E. Cook, 87, Jimtown, died unexpectedly of natural causes, at 9:07 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, at Elkhart General Hospital.
He was born Sept. 9, 1931, in Elkhart, to Earl Abraham and Esther Eleanor (Shaum) Cook. He lived his lifetime in Jimtown and was a graduate of Jimtown High School.
On May 6, 1951, he married Jane Caldwell. She preceded him in death Jan. 3, 1998.
His second marriage was to Joyce Stout, May 20, 2000.
Glen was a dairy farmer and their farm was called Baugo Valley Holstein Farm.
For many years he drove school bus for Jimtown Schools. He also drove a milk route for many years. He was a member of Jamestown United Methodist Church.
He judged Holstein shows all over the United States and in foreign countries. He was a lifetime member of the Holstein Association of America. He was a Master Breeder and honorary member of the Indiana Holstein Association and a member of the Belgian Horse Association.
Glen was an avid Jimtown sports fan. He had enjoyed participating and attending all Jimmie sporting events. He was also a fan of the Detroit Tigers and Purdue.
Mr. Cook is survived by his wife, Joyce; children, Tom (Diana) Cook, Elkhart, Cindy (Mark) Campbell, Elkhart, Monte (Katherine) Cook, Mishawaka, and Ned (Marla) Cook, Goshen; grandchildren, Travis (Nicole) Campbell, Traci (Nick) Sweazy, Candace (Matthew) Nelson, Justin (Claire) Cook, Stephanie Cook, Cassandra Cook, Mackenzie (Zach) Hill and Shane Cook; and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sisters, Doris Cook and Phyllis Burgner.
Family and friends may call from 1-3 p.m. Friday, March 1, at Jamestown United Methodist Church. Memorial services will begin at 3 p.m. Pastor Steve Loft will officiate. Inurnment will take place at Chapel Hill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be given to Jamestown United Methodist Church Community Services or Humane Society of Elkhart County.
Arrangements are with Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Wakarusa.
Published on February 25, 2019
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Ted and Linda Finke
Feb 25, 2019
Are prayers and thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time!