Marjorie J. (Whiters) Cook (nee: Slachta), age 92, passed away May 2, 2014. She was born January 21, 1922, in Lansing, to Joseph and Clara (Mocny) Slachta. Marjorie was a graduate of Lansing Central High School, a volunteer at Sparrow Hospital, a willing Cub Scout leader, an avid golfer and devoted to her family. She was a member of Royal Neighbors, Child Study Club, sewing circle, and a life member of the Lansing Country Club.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, Richard Whiters and Robert Cook; sisters, Ruth Turpin and Clarice Smith; brothers, Joey Slachta and Robert Slachta. Surviving are: daughter, Susan (Anthony) Scruby; 3 sons, Rick (Linnette) Whiters, John (Brenda) Whiters, and Thomas Whiters; stepdaughter, Susan (Michael) Roberts; stepsons, Roger (Elaine) Cook, Wesley Cook, and Richard (Phyllis) Cook; many loving grandchildren and great grandchildren; and her brother, Bill (Ruth) Slachta, as well as many nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, May 10, 2014, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel, with interment to follow in Evergreen Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 12:00 noon until service time on Saturday. Memorial contributions may be made to Hometown Hospice in memory of Marjorie (Whiters) Cook.