June 7, 1957 – June 23, 2020
John lost the love of his life today in Sandra his wife of 42 years. Married in April 1978, they raised three children.
Sandra was an excellent cook long before working for Emil’s Bar and Restaurant for many years, mothering and mentoring many of the younger workers. Sandra’s love of gardening showed in her giant sunflowers and her delicious tomatoes.
Sandy is the seventh child in a family of 13, belonging to Paul and Mary Ellen Cook of Lansing. Sandra is survived by her loving husband, John, devoted mother Mary Ellen, her 12 siblings, and John and Sandy’s three children, Theresa (Bryan), Jennifer (Dustin), and Paul, along with their four grandchildren and one great-granddaughter, and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, July 18, 2020, at 11:00 a. m. at the Church of the Resurrection in Lansing, with visitation one hour prior. Please wear a mask.