Cook, Mildred

Born: Sep 09, 1921
Died: Jan 19, 2019


Cook, Mildred Marie
Passed away peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at her residence, Columbia Forest Long Term Care Facility, Waterloo.
Mildred was the loving daughter of the late Edwin Zoeller and the former Ella Ratz and was born 97 years ago in Wilmot Township.  Reunited with her husband Raymond Cook who predeceased her April 3, 2015.  Loving mother of Rob & wife Joan Cook and Pat & husband Paul Diebel.  Special grandmother of Andrew & Martha, Jeremy & Sandra, Scott & Melissa, Todd & Kristin and Pam & Jeff.  Cherished great-grandmother of Teagan, Shelby, Kara, Raelyn, Atlanta, Lily, Isabelle, Harry, Ellie and Beatrice.  Mildred is survived by her 2 sisters Rita Coxson and Joan Christensen, 2 sister-in-laws Jean Cook and Violet Cook, as well as her many nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by her siblings Carl Zoeller (Margaret), Clarence Zoeller (Lorraine), Grace Zoeller, Ruth Schlemmer-Flood (Lorne, Al) and by her brothers-in-law Don Coxson, Richard Christensen, Stuart Cook and Earl Cook.
Mildred was a longtime member of Trinity Lutheran Church and was a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Woman.
Friends and relatives are invited to the Mark Jutzi Funeral Home, 291 Huron Street, New Hamburg, on Sunday, January 27, 2019 from 2 – 5 p.m.  The funeral will take place at Trinity Lutheran Church, New Hamburg on Monday, January 28, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Helen Toman Officiating.  Interment in Riverside Cemetery, New Hamburg. 
As expressions of sympathy, donations to Trinity Lutheran Church, Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated.
Online condolences and donation information available at

Visitation Information


Jan 27, 2019


2 - 5 p.m.


Mark Jutzi Funeral Home – New Hamburg
291 Huron Street
New Hamburg, Ontario
N3A 1K2
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Service Information


Jan 28, 2019


11:00 a.m.


Trinity Lutheran Church
23 Church Street
New Hamburg, Ontario
N3A 1J1
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Interment Information


Riverside Cemetery
Bleams Road
New Hamburg
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Although charitable funds are sent directly to the charity, please remember to contact us directly to give a card from you to the family in memory of their loved one.

Trinity Lutheran Church
23 Church Street
New Hamburg, Ontario
N3A 1J1

Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario (Waterloo Region)
2-1373 Victoria Street North
Kitchener, Ontario
N2B 3R6

Alzheimer Society
831 Frederick Street
Kitchener, ON
N2B 2B4
(519) 742-1422


Condolence from Marc & Wendy Trottier sent on January 28, 2019

Our sympathies to you all. Lots of great memories of your cherished Mother.
Aunt Minnie always made you feel special.
Sorry we were not able to attend the funeral.
All our love.

Condolence from Sue Rhem sent on January 26, 2019

Deepest condolences to the Cook-Zoeller families during this time. I have so many memories of living in the parsonage on Peel Street and the Cooks were just across the way. Peace as you journey through this grief.

Condolence from Phyllis and Frank Mathieson sent on January 26, 2019

Our sincere sympathy to Rob and Joan; Pat and Paul and their families. We have fond memories of back and forth visits with your Mom and Dad and Grandpa Edwin.

Condolence from Bruce & Jane Leis sent on January 23, 2019

Bob, Joan, Pat, Paul and family: Our thoughts are with your family as you mourn your Mom and Grandma. May the happy memories help to soften the pain of your loss. We are sorry we can’t be there to offer condolences but know we will be thinking of you during the difficult days ahead.

Condolence from Linda & Jim sent on January 22, 2019

To Bob & Joan, Pat & Paul and your families,
We will remember your mom’s sweet smile and the twinkle in her eyes. May warm memories of better days with her comfort your hearts at this time and in the years ahead. Sincerely, Linda & Jim

Condolence from Mary Ann Keller sent on January 22, 2019

It is hard to believe that just a few days ago you folks were consoling our family. Our prayers also go out to you at your time of loss. May God comfort you, knowing that He has taken another angel to heaven.

Condolence from Amanda Jantzi sent on January 21, 2019

My condolences to family. I will miss seeing her on my daily walkabouts & I will miss the little conversations we often had. Mildred was a sweet & funny lady.

Condolence from Ann Silvers, Matt & Liz Torrie sent on January 21, 2019

Bob & Joan, Andy, Jeremy and your families

Thinking of you and wishing we were closer at these times to offer our support more directly.

Condolence from Tara Keller Ng sent on January 21, 2019

Joan, Bob, Pat & Paul – just as your hugs provided us so much comfort with the loss of dad, I send you our hugs & condolences in the loss of your mother, knowing you will find strength in the support that surrounds you. May your memories be bright and everlasting.

To Andy, Jeremy, Scott, Todd & Pam – may you share your stories of the special times with your grandma and know that she will live with each of you in your hearts.

Condolence from Judie Bowlby sent on January 21, 2019

Sending sincere condolences to Pat and Paul, Rob and Joan and all the family upon hearing of Mildred,s death. I am sure there is some relief with this news, she lived a long life, but saying goodbye to a dear mother is always sad and difficult. Enjoy all those memories and the love she had for all of you. Hugs to all since I will be away during the funeral days, Judie

Condolence from Dianne Ritz sent on January 20, 2019

Dear Bob and Joan, Paul and Pat – I am thinking of you as you travel this journey with your mother. Your Mom was always so special to me when I was living in New Hamburg and I treasure the memories that I have of her.

Condolence from Manfred and Judy Chiduck sent on January 20, 2019

Our sincere condolences to Pat and Paul and families at this sad time. Just know that our thoughts and prayers are with you all. May your dearest mom Rest in Peace.