Helen Elizabeth (Lorensen) Cook, passed away Feb. 22, 2015, while at her home surrounded by her family at the age 88. To all who knew Helen, she was simply known as “Granny”. Helen was born December 5th 1926 the youngest of 3 children born to Anna and Andrew Lorensen in Hartington, Nebraska. Helen attended school in Hartington and graduated in 1945. She married Ernest A Cook Jr. of Bloomfield, Nebraska in 1948 where they farmed until 1951 when they relocated to Stillwater, Oklahoma to allow Ernest to attend college. They made their life in Oklahoma with the exception of the 2 years they lived in Shrewsbury England. When they returned from England they settled in Oklahoma and eventually made their life in Tulsa. Helen devoted herself to being a wife and mother. She lovingly attended to her 2 children Linda and Clay. After Ernie’s retirement, they enjoyed traveling together to many destinations around the country, especially enjoying Las Vegas. Helen always treasured spending time with her 3 grandsons and 6 great-grandkids; it was always a special time for her to have family near. Helen was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years in 2007. Helen is survived by her daughter Linda Hayes spouse John and her son Clay Cook spouse Janet. Her Grandsons Paul Hayes, spouse Jammie; Zane Hayes, spouse Brandy and Garrett Cook. Her Great-grandchildren Collin Hayes, Camden Hayes, Sydney Hayes, Dax Hayes, Charleigh Hayes, Parker Hayes. Visitation will be held Friday 2/27/2015 from 11am to 8pm Butler – Stumpff Funeral Home 2103 East 3rd Street Tulsa, OK 74104 918-587-7000 Services will be held Saturday 2/28/2015 at 10:00 am Memorial Park Cemetery Chapel 5111 South Memorial Tulsa, OK 74115 Family and friends are welcome to gather after the service at the home of Zane & Brandy Hayes 9650 E 27th St Tulsa, OK 74129 Please leave a favorite memory of Helen in the online guestbook.
- Date & Time: February 28, 2015 (10:00 AM)
- Venue: Memorial Park Cemetery
- Location: 5111 S. Memorial Drive Tulsa, OK 74145 - (Get Directions)
- Date: February 27, 2015
- Venue: Butler-Stumpff & Dyer Funeral Home & Crematory
- Location: 2103 E 3rd St Tulsa, OK 74104 - (Get Directions)