Carol J. Fangman Cook, 57, of Independence, formerly of the Monti area, died Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, at the Cedar Valley Hospice House in Waterloo.
Carol was born Oct. 15, 1956, in Independence, the daughter of William F. and Eleanor L. (Burns) Fangman. She was a 1974 graduate of the East Buchanan High School in Winthrop and received Pharmacy Degrees from the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy, in 1981 and 1999. Carol was employed as a pharmacist throughout Northeast Iowa.
She is survived by five children, Michael (Dana) Cook of North Liberty, Lucy Cook of Ankeny, Sally Cook of Austin, Texas, and Elliot Cook and Emma Cook, both of Iowa City; the love of her life, Jim Engel of Monticello; three sisters, Mary Pat (Dale) Scheckel of Urbandale, Jo Anne Nero of Kansas City, Mo., and Karen (Randy) Andrews of Independence; and two brothers, Richard Fangman of Independence, Mo., and Donny (Alice) Fangman of Masonville.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Feb. 5 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Monti, with the Rev. Don Plamondon officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. To leave an online condolence, please go to www.reifffuneralhhome.com under obituaries.