Obit: Sook, Ellen (1891-1983)

Contact: Kathleen E. Englebretson


Surnames: Sook, Wicks, Brown, Wescott, Fischer, Buttner

---Source: Marshfield News-Herald (10 October 1983)

Sook, Ellen (05 November 1897 - 09 October 1983)

SPENCER -- Mrs. Frank (Ellen) Sook, 85, died Sunday evening at the Golden Age Nursing Home in Chippewa Falls. She had been a resident there since 1980.

Services will be Wednesday at the Rux Funeral Home, Spencer. The Rev. Timothy Duesenberg of Trinity Lutheran Church, Unity, will officiate. Burial will be in Colby Memorial Cemetery.

The former Ellen Wicks was born November 5, 1897 in Chicago, to the late Mr. and Mrs. Don (Anna Brown) Wicks. She was married to Ross Wescott June 20, 19177; he died February 8, 1920. She and Frank Sook were married December 14, 1922. He died in October 1946.

She farmed in the Spencer area until moving to Marshfield in 1952. In 1976 she moved to Chippewa Falls to live with her daughter and in 1980 entered the nursing home.

Survivors include a son, Clayton Wescott of Route 1, Spencer; a daughter, Mrs. Leo (Beverly) Fischer of Chippewa Falls; seven grandchildren; eight greeat-grandchildren; one brother, Wesley Wicks of Nevis, Minnesota; and one sister, Mrs. Leota Buttner of Neillsville. She was predeceased by two sons, two step-sons, two sisters and three brothers.



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