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Connie Ruth (Christopherson) Cook

Born: Thu., May 7, 1942
Died: Mon., Dec. 3, 2018


Visitation

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM, Mon., Dec. 10, 2018
Location: Burlington LDS Church


Funeral Service

10:00 AM Mon., Dec. 10, 2018
Location: Burlington LDS Church


Interment following funeral service

Mon., Dec. 10, 2018
Location: Burlington Cemetery


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Connie Ruth Cook (Christopherson) of Burlington, Wyoming passed away peacefully in her home on Monday, December 3, 2018. She was born on May 7, 1942 in Cody, Wyoming. Her parents were Joseph Christopherson Jr. and Coral May Robinson. She lived a life devoted to helping others.

Connie was raised the 15th of 16 children in Meeteetse, WY where she learned the value of family and a love for music. After graduating high school, she met and married the love of her life, Kenneth Cook from Burlington, WY. They were married in the LDS Salt Lake Temple on February 6, 1961. Connie was the mother of six children: Myron, Sonja, Elaine, Elgin, Galen, and
TaMara.

Connie spent her life helping others and in the service of her community. She organized numerous musical programs for town celebrations as well as for the LDS church. She was the pianist and organist for her ward for many years. Along the way, she assisted many in furthering their love for music. Connie worked with countless young men and women with musical numbers for church, school and community events. She was loved and appreciated by many for this service.

Connie Cook is survived by her son, Myron Cook and wife, Merlaine; Daughter, Sonja Petersen and husband, Kemp; Daughter, Elaine Flores and husband, Daniel; Son, Elgin Cook and wife, Melissa; Son, Galen Cook and wife, Maggie; Daughter; TaMara Robertson and husband, Bruce; Brothers, Oscar, Daniel, Myron & Rollin; 27 grandchildren & 25 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Cook; Seven brothers & four sisters; Parents, Joseph Christopherson, Jr. & Coral May Robinson; Grandparents; Joseph Christopherson, Sr. & Hannah Emilia Opheim Haggen; Fredrick Walker Robinson & Maria Elizabeth Keele.


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Fred N
   Posted Fri December 07, 2018
To the Family,
I am deeply sorry to hear of your loss. Losing my parent has been difficult for me. However, I found this scripture helpful. At 2 Cor 1:3,4 it says: “3Blessed be God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies, and the God of all comfort;4Who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God.”
One thing the Bible states that has helped is what Jesus said at John5:28,29: “28Marvel not at this: for the hour is coming, in the which all that are in the graves shall hear his voice,29And shall come forth; they that have done good, unto the resurrection of life;”
Hopefully these few texts can help your family during this time as it has for me.

Aaron & Marie Fraley
   Posted Tue December 11, 2018
Our sincere sympathies during this time of your loss. Our prayers for comfort are
with you.

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