Dorothy Helen Rook
Dorothy Helen Rook
  • August 14, 1925 - December 29, 2017
  • Apopka, Florida

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Dorothy Rook went home to Jesus at the age of 92 on December 29, 2017 in Florida.

Dorothy was born on August 14, 1925 in Cleveland, Ohio. She was baptized and confirmed by Rev. J. H. Meyer at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Lakewood, Ohio. She married the love of her life, Wilfred C. Rook, on November 23, 1946, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Lansing, Michigan, officiated by Conrad A. Rook. They enjoyed 66 years together in Michigan and Florida before Wilfred went to be with his Lord and Savior.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her devoted husband, her sisters, Jean Kleinhans, Ruth Lemmon and Betty Taylor. She is survived by her children Roger W. Rook (wife Lily), Ronald C. Rook (wife Carol), Wendy J. Dohm (husband George) and Brian P. Rook (wife Cathy), eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

The family would like to thank the Brookdale Community for their years of care and assistance.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the charity of your choice in memory of Dorothy Rook.

A visitation for Dorothy is scheduled for Wednesday, January 3, 2017 at Baldwin-Fairchild Oaklawn Chapel in Sanford from 11:00am to 1:00pm with a funeral service and graveside service to follow.