Eunice B. Cook

Apr 15, 2021
Cook, Eunice Crop


Private family graveside service and burial to take place in Garden of Memories Cemetery in Waterloo.


Visitation: 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. April 21 at Locke Funeral Home.


Burial in Garden of Memories Cemetery in Waterloo.


In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Hospice Compassus or First Baptist Church of Waterloo. Card sent to the funeral home will be forwarded to the family.


Eunice B. Cook, 95, of Waterloo, passed away April 15, 2021 at ManorCare Health Service in Waterloo. She was born in Colesburg, Iowa on April 7, 1926, daughter of Houston and Helen (Frank) Smith. She married Charles Cook, Jr. in Oelwein on May 15, 1947. They later moved to Waterloo where they had two children, Cynthia and Timothy.

Eunice collected angels and owls. She enjoyed her yard, flowers, doing crafts, and decorating her entire home for Christmas, Easter, and other holidays. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Waterloo, American Baptist Women, Friendly Star Circle, Rebecca Circle, and Quilting Group.

She worked for 20 years at Santa Claus Industries and 20 years at Younkers.

Eunice is survived by her son, Timothy and Barbara Cook of Denver‚ Iowa; four grandchildren, Charles and Shanna Moriarty of Georgia, Crager and Katie Cook of Iowa, Nicholas Moriarty of Illinois, and Cameron and Laura Cook of Iowa; seven great grandchildren, Koragan, Caden, AnnaLeah, Clarissa, Cyler, Bjoern, and Hadley; and many nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Charles Cook, Jr.; her daughter, Cynthia Rae Cook Moriarty; granddaughter, Kristen Alicia Moriarty; grandson, James Steven Moriarty; and three brothers, Carl, Lawrence, and Frank LeRoy Smith.

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  1. City of Waterloo Code Enforcement Department | Apr 19, 2021
    Our deepest sympathy is with your family during this time. Thinking of you all!

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