THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Lloyd R. Cook
Issue Date: July 15, 2020
Lloyd R. Cook, 76, of Marinette, passed away Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at home.
Born April 17, 1944, to the late Benjamin and Marian (DeGayner) Cook in Marinette, he graduated from Marinette High School in 1962 and served in the United States Air Force. In 1964, he married his high school sweetheart, Nola Ihlenfeldt and worked at Farmers and Merchants Bank and Trust for over 30 years, retiring in 2019.
He taught classes at NWTC, UW Marinette and Silver Lake College and was recognized as an educator of the year. He was a member of the Marinette Rotary Club, the Chamber of Commerce and was involved with Mini Business World as Game Master. He also participated in the WI Bankers Assoc. "Teach Kids to Save" program. His passion was tennis, he spearheaded the building of the Domes in Marinette and was a USTA Teaching Pro and President of the WI Tennis Association for many years. He also enjoyed cars, planes, woodworking and making many things for others.
He is survived by his wife, Nola Cook; a son, Jason (Marsha) Cook and a daughter, Teena (Shawn) Katzbeck, all of Marinette; two brothers, Richard of Door County and James of Green Bay; a sister, Mariss Cook of Green Bay; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and many friends in the community through teaching, tennis and other affiliations, including special friend, Cindy.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Gene and Ron.
Per his wishes, no services will be held. Thielen Funeral Home of Marinette is assisting the family.