Katherine Grace Cook, 41, went to our Lord on Wednesday, December 28, 2016. Born December 1, 1975 in Laramie WY, she was adopted by Pete and Marilyn Cook of Cheyenne WY. An Air Force family, they moved to Mesa and San Antonio before settling permanently in Phoenix. Kathy was active in gymnastics in her early years, and graduated from Red Mountain High School after serving as president of her junior class. She later served as a peer counselor, did artwork and attended rehabilitation classes during a long struggle with substance problems. She is survived by her brother James Cook of Fredericksburg, VA and her four daughters, Mackenzie, Elizabeth, and Ashley Forga of Colorado, and Rae Rich of Phoenix. A visitation will be held at 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, January 4, at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 East Indian School Road, Phoenix, with an interment ceremony to be held at Holy Redeemer Cemetery at a future date. The family would like to thank Southwest Network, 2700 N. Central Avenue, Suite 1050, Phoenix AZ 85004, for the many years of assistance they provided Kathy at their Saguaro behavioral health center.
Aunt Lynn Cook
Dear Kathy! I will miss her very much, but am comforted that she is at peace.
Andrew Went & Jeanine Went
We extend our heartfelt condolences to Aunt Marilyn & Uncle Pete, Jim and Meredith, Mackenzie, Elizabeth, Ashley and Rae. We hope you will find peace knowing that she is no longer suffering.
Andy & Jeanine Went
May our Lord Jesus Christ take her Soul directly to His Home in Heaven, forgive all her earthly sins, and give His Love and Comfort to Kathy’s Family.
Neighbors and Friends,
Angelo and Marie Spanos
Dimitri and Jewel Spanos and sons
To the parents of Kathy Cook…Hi this is Bill I was very good friends with Kathy and it was at my house that she passed away…I have her things and would like to ask some questions please if you can give me a call.
Erik Manuel Giblin
Kathy, we love you very much. I will always remember that amazing spirit and the fun times when we were all kids in middle and high school in Mesa.
Please accept, on behalf of Linda, Stephen, Delia &Jim, and the entire Hernandez-Giblin Family, our enrollment of you, beloved Kathy, in the Perpetual Prayers for the Deceased at the Shrine Prayer Guild of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. We have also lit a candle there for you and all of your family. Que descanses en paz and may Perpetual Light Shine upon you.