Irma L. Cooke, 90, of Kittitas, died Sunday, Dec. 23, 1990, at Kittitas Valley Community Hospital in Ellensburg. She was born Aug. 26, 1900, in Wausau, Wis., the only child of Vernon E. and Caroline (Finup) Wilson.
She earned her teaching degree at the University of Wisconsin at Grand Rapids and, following her graduation, she was a high school teacher teaching English, Spanish and piano. She came to the Ellensburg area in 1932.
She was a member of the Kittitas Community Church, where she was organist and pianist. She and Norman L. Cooke were married in Ellensburg on March 29, 1935. He preceded her in death on Sept. 15, 1963.
Survivors include a son, Dexter Cooke, of Cle Elum; a daughter, Alison Helland, of Kittitas; an adopted daughter, Barbara McCullah, of Everett; five grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
Cremation will be at Terrace heights memorial Park in Yakima. No public services are planned.
Contributed by: Sheli Steedman