Mervin Avis Cook

Mervin Avis Cook

Mervin Cook, age 84 of Baraboo, Wisconsin passed away peacefully at home Tuesday, June 27, 2017 surrounded by his loving family.

A private family celebration of his life will be held at a later date.

Mervin was born February 6, 1933 in Baraboo, the son of George and Mildred (Putz) Cook. He was married in November of 1956 to Bette Lou (Howard) and lived a wonderful life with her until her passing in 2015.

Mervin enjoyed living a simple life and farmed during most of it, making sure to always work hard. He was an avid Packer and Badger fan and looked forward to game days.

“I hate not knowing for sure what happens when you die, but I really love to believe there is a heaven past the sky where my dear wife, Bette is waiting for me.”

Mervin is survived by his children; Corinne (Augie) Beck of DeForest, Wisconsin, Kevin (Heather) Cook of Baraboo, and Carrie (Scott) Cole of Baraboo. He is further survived by six grandchildren, four great grandchildren and one great grandchild on the way. He was preceded in death by his wife, Bette and his parents, George and Mildred.