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Janett M. Cook

February 7, 1944 ~ May 4, 2018 (age 74)

Janett M. Cook, age 74, of Hays, Kansas passed away Friday, May 4, 2018 at Hays Medical Center. She was born February 7, 1944 in Great Bend, Kansas to Rudolph and Mollie (Radke) Hickel. On March 6, 1964 she married Ronald "Squeak" Cook .
She was a homemaker and loving mother. She was also an avid vegetable and flower gardener. Each day was made complete by her cat Kaydee following her every move around the house.
She is survived by her husband, Ron "Squeak" Cook of Hays; a daughter, Tyla Weber and husband Mike of Lee's Summit, MO; a brother, Norman Hickel and wife Merlinda of Great Bend, KS and extended family, Jeremiah, Kayci, Ben, Ella, Jack, Max and Oliver Schumacher.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Todd Cook in 1990; three brothers, Rudy, Eddie, and Eldon Hickel and a sister, Cleora Tiede

Private family services will be at a later date. Arrangements in care of Brock's-Keithley Funeral Chapel and Crematory 2509 Vine Hays, KS 67601.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Humane Society of the High Plains and may be sent in care of the funeral home.
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