Kathryn L. Cook, age 56, of Edon, Ohio, passed away at 6:30 A.M. on June 16, 2020, in her home, surrounded by her family, after a courageous battle with cancer. Mrs. Cook was a graduate of Edon High School, had been a longtime employee of Lectron in Hamilton, Indiana, and recently worked for ten years as a cook at Camp Palmer. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and enjoyed gardening, being outdoors, and spending time with her family. Kathy was a very selfless person who was always concerned about others and would help anyone in need. Family meant everything to her and her children and grandchildren were her world.
Kathryn L. Cook was born on December 20, 1963, in Lima, Ohio, the daughter of Paul E. and Barbara Ann (Brown) Temple. She married Christopher D. Cook on August 8, 1992, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Blakeslee, Ohio, and he preceded her in death on April 11, 2019.
Survivors include two daughters, Jessica (Levi) Tink, of Edon, and Jennifer Cook, also of Edon; one son, Matthew (Brittany) Cook, of Montpelier, Ohio; four grandchildren, Ana, Levi, Jr., Destiny and Savanna Tink; her parents, Paul and Barbara Temple, of Edon; her siblings, Paula (Bob) Newhouse, of Toledo, Ohio, Pamela (Roy) Smith, of Hicksville, Ohio, Julie (Mike) Stammen, of Wapakoneta, Ohio, Barbara (Jack) Bodolosky, of Ferndale, New York, Susan (Kevin) Pride, of Shelbyville, Tennessee, John (Josette) Temple, of Falling Waters, West Virginia, Jeffery Temple, of Edon, and Mary (Michael) Cooper of Chagrin Falls, Ohio; seventeen nieces and nephews; two aunts; her mother- and father-in-law, Bill and Carol Cook, of Uniondale, Indiana; her brother-in-law, Kevin (Jodi) Cook, of Salem, Indiana; sister-in-law, Raquel (Lloyd) Link, of Craigville, Indiana; and many cousins and friends. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Angela Temple.
Visitation will be held on Friday, June 19, 2020, from 1:00-7:00 P.M., followed by a scripture service at 7:00 P.M., in the Krill Funeral Home, 204 West Indiana Street, Edon. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, June 20, 2020, at 10:30 A.M. in St. Joseph Catholic Church, 625 Washington Street, Blakeslee, with Reverend Frederick Duschl officiating, with social distancing requirements in place. Interment will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery near Blakeslee. Memorials are requested to Williams County Cancer Society.
Due to the ongoing pandemic restrictions, the family will receive friends while observing social distancing precautions. The wearing of masks is encouraged to prevent spread of the virus, and limiting your time with the family is recommended. Recommended capacities for the building will also be observed. Anyone showing any symptoms of infection may share their condolences by a phone call, email, text message or leaving a condolence at the funeral home website.