Hastings resident Anna M. “Ann” Cookus, 87, passed away Monday, May 6, 2019, at her home.
Private family services will be held with burial at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings. Memorials may be given to Mary Lanning Hospice.
Ann was born May 21, 1931, in Friend, NE to William & Mary (Rychecky) Sladek. She graduated from Friend High School. Ann married Eugene R. “Gene” Cookus on November 21, 1953, in Crete, NE. She worked at Harvard Rest Haven as a nurses aide for 25 years.
Ann was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters; and two brothers.
Eugene “Gene” Cookus – Hastings, NE
Children & Spouses:
Eugena & Roger Petersen – Grand Island, NE
Thomas & Gina Cookus – Juniata, NE
Carol & Dave Fox – Hastings, NE
Grandchildren & Spouse:
Michaela Fox – Lincoln, NE
Joseph Fox & Kelsey Sejkora – Lincoln, NE
Jordan Cookus – Lincoln, NE
Rose Pierson – Lincoln, NE
Numerous Nieces & Nephews