JoAnn Cook May 7, 1933 – June 30, 2022

JoAnn Cook passed away of natural causes on June 30, 2022. She was born Joan Plaisted in Roseburg, Ore. on May 7, 1933 to John and Agnes Marie Plaisted. She was the youngest of eight children and had three sisters, Pauline, Coral and Donna and four brothers, Mel, Wendell (Mac), Wayne and Lloyd. She was the last surviving sibling. The family moved to Eugene when she was a young child. JoAnn graduated from Eugene High School in 1951 and then attended Northwestern College in Minneapolis, Minn., studying Early Childhood Education. During her college years, JoAnn started dating . . .

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