Rithe M. Cook, age 77, of Beaver Dam, died at her home on Sunday, May 20, 2012.
The visitation will be at Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM. The funeral service will follow at the funeral home at 1:00 PM with Pastor Randy Carey officiating. Cremation will follow.
The former Rithe Mae Thimmig was born on July 1, 1934 in Sheboygan, Wisconsin to Harry and Louisa (Meyer) Thimmig. She lived in the Sheboygan area most of her life, working at Jung Shoe Company for 19 years and at Rupps Super Club. Rithe moved to Beaver Dam to live with her daughter as her health was declining. She loved her trips to the casino and spending time with her family. Playing cards and cooking were always something she enjoyed to do. Rithe also like to watch the Packers and UFC. She was a member of Praise Assembly of God Church in Beaver Dam.
Survivors are her children, Jill (Mark) Hagstrom of Beaver Dam, Taren Cook and Keith (Linda) Cook both of Sheboygan; grandchildren, Jennifer (Tony) Gonzalez, Rebecca (Shawn) Peterson, Aimee Cook, Christa (Nick) Wilson, Erin (West) Welcher, Eric Cook, Len Williams, Rebecca Schnorr, Wendy (Scott) Smolen, Nikki Hagstrom, Jericho Hagstrom, 14 great grandchildren, one great-great grandchild, a brother, Kenneth (Sharon) Thimmig of Oostburg, a sister, Delores Van De Loo of Sheboygan Falls, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, an infant daughter, Wendy, a son-in-law, Louie Schnorr, and a brother-in-law, Clarence Van De Loo.
The Murray Funeral Home, 131 East Maple Avenue in Beaver Dam, is caring for the family. To leave condolences, for directions, or for other information, please visit our website at www.MurrayFH.com.
Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012, 11:00am – 1:00pm
Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012, 1:00pm