2018-10-11 / Obituaries

Rachel Lee Cook

Visitation for Rachel Cook, 35, of Giddings, Texas is scheduled for Wednesday, October 10, 2018 from 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings. The family will be present for visitation Wednesday evening from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. A prayer service will follow at 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. A private family graveside service will take place in the Giddings City Cemetery.

Rachel Lee Cook was born on February 7, 1983 in Brenham, Texas. She was the youngest daughter of William Lee Cook and Linda (Schulz) Cook. She was baptized on March 20, 1983 at Christ Lutheran Church in Loebau, Texas by Rev. Ewald Recks and confirmed on November 19, 2000 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings by Rev. Wilburn Michalk.

Rachel graduated from Giddings High School in 2002 where she had been involved with the FCCLA. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings and had been a volunteer with the local Meals on Wheels program.

Rachel loved to laugh and smile and was always bubbly and upbeat. She enjoyed being around people and never met a stranger. She liked going bowling, watching movies with her family, and loved taking care of her cats. She enjoyed singing and dancing, and she was Britney Spears’ biggest fan.

Rachel passed away unexpectedly the afternoon of Friday, October 5, 2018 at her home in Giddings. She was preceded in death by her father, William “Bill” Cook and her grandparents, Alvin & Frances Schulz, Sr., James & Rosa Wallace, Bobby Joe Hickman and Patsy Dunn.

Rachel is survived by her mother, Linda Cook of Giddings; her sister, Michelle Cook of Giddings; her aunts and uncles, Alvin Schulz, Jr. of Loebau, Sherry & Andy Rodriguez of Giddings, and Linda & Jim Dee of Austin, and four cousins, Kristen Rodriguez of San Marcos, Kimberly Rodriguez of San Marcos, Andrew Rodriguez of Giddings, and Sam Mitschke & his wife, Julia and their children, Max & Fionna of Austin.

Memorials may be made to the Combined Community Action’s Meals on Wheels Program, 165 West Austin Street, Giddings, Texas 78942 or to the charity of one’s choice.

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