Obituary of Rhonda Cook
Rhonda Rae Cook, 62, Fort Atkinson, passed away on Tuesday, August 6, 2019, after a determined fight with cancer, at Rainbow Hospice Inpatient Center in Johnson Creek, WI.
Rhonda was born on October 3, 1956 in Fort Atkinson to Harry Jr and Rosemarie (Wenger) Phelps. She graduated from Jefferson High School in 1974 and attended UW-Madison where she was a member of the Tri Delta Sorority. On May 7, 1977 Rhonda married Alan Cook. She started her career as a travel agent and later co-owned Fort Travel Center. After closing the business, she formed Help Me Rhonda Travel and dairy farmed alongside her husband and daughter Stephanie. She was a long time active member of the Fort Atkinson Junior Women’s Club and a lifetime member of the Fort Atkinson FFA Alumni Association. Rhonda enjoyed traveling extensively, gardening, caring for her grandchildren, and spending time with her family and close friends. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church.
She is survived by her husband of 42 years, Alan; children Kylene (Mark) Anderson, Gregory (Chevon) Cook and Stephanie (Ryan) Hitt all of Fort Atkinson; grandchildren Isabelle, Kiefer and Kirk Anderson, Heston and Lana Cook; brother James (Ann) Phelps, Madison, WI; many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents.
A Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 11:00am at Trinity Lutheran Church 314 Barrie St. Fort Atkinson, WI 53538. A visitation will be held on Monday, August 12, 2019 from 4:00-7:00pm at Trinity Lutheran Church and on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at the church from 9:00am until the time of the service. As an expression of sympathy you may wish to consider memorials to Trinity Lutheran Church or Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation.
Nitardy Funeral Home, Fort Atkinson is assisting the family.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Rhonda Cook, please visit Tribute Store