Anne Louise Cook


Anne Louise Cook, 84, a Gardnerville resident for more than eight years, died Dec. 27, 2007 in Gardnerville.

Mrs. Cook was born April 26, 1923 in Aberdeen, Wash. She joined the Marine Corps in 1943 during World War II and was honorably discharged in 1946. She met Robert Elgen Cook, a Marine, while on leave and married him, Dec. 6, 1945. After serving in the Marine Corp, they moved to Los Angeles and had four children. She always felt it was important to keep her mind active and she loved playing bridge with her friends, reading, music and doing crossword puzzles. She loved being around family and friends and she was always concerned about others before herself. She enjoyed Big Band era music and loved to dance, even when she couldn't get on the dance floor.

Mrs. Cook was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Elgen Cook and her son William Michael Cook. She is survived by her sons Peter and his wife Kathy Cook, Jim and his wife Rhondalyn Cook, her daughter Patty and her husband David Ipsen, grandchildren Justin, Ryan and Devin Ipsen, Matthew, Katie and Keiva Cook, great-grandchildren Kameron and Mackenzie Ipsen as well as her sister Adele Smith. She will always be remembered as a special lady by all that knew her.

Arrangements are in the care of FitzHenry's Carson Valley Funeral Home in Gardnerville. The family requests any memorial donations be made to the American Cancer Society.

Robert Leroy Leis Jr.


A memorial service is 1 p.m. Saturday at Calvary Chapel in Gardnerville on Dresslerville Road with Pastor Dan Steen officiating for Robert Leroy Leis Jr., 35, who died Dec. 19, 2007, in Gardnerville. Mr. Leis was born Feb. 16, 1972.

He loved being involved with anything to do with his children, family and friends, exploring the wilderness and fishing. He was a devoted husband and father and also a loving, generous, wonderful son, brother, uncle and friend. He will be sorely missed by all who knew and loved him.

He was preceded in death by his brother Ronald Allen. Mr. Leis is survived by Kris Leis, his wife of 17 years, three children Ryan Leroy, Rebecca Jean and Renee Ellen, parents, Robert Leroy and Frances Jean, and brothers, Louis Lynn and David Daniel.

Arrangements are in the care of Walton's Chapel of the Valley in Carson City. In lieu of flowers or gifts, donations to the Leis family can be made at Wells Fargo Bank in the name of Jennifer Hinnant, to Benefit Kris Leis in memory of Robert Leis. Account No. 832721882.

James S. TenBroeck


A memorial service is 1 p.m. Jan. 12 at St. Gall Catholic Church in Gardnerville for James S. TenBroeck, 80, who died Dec. 19, 2007, at his home in Genoa of pancreatic cancer.

A 2:30 p.m. reception at Antoci's Restaurant at the Genoa Lakes Golf Club in Genoa will follow the service.

Mr. TenBroeck was born Aug. 17, 1927, in Buffalo, N.Y. and was the eldest son of James Samuel TenBroeck and Alice Evelyn Gunther.

Mr. TenBroeck and his wife Donna had a 35-year romance that illuminated their life and was a joy for their friends and family to observe. They were devoted to one another and were a happy and active presence in every community in which they lived.

Mr. TenBroeck was one of DuPont's most outstanding research scientists and his career was filled with many innovations and technical solutions to seemingly intractable problems.

He holds numerous U.S. patents and is the inventor of several commercial processes used in the chemical industry today.

Mr. TenBroeck had a fierce intellect and a legendary ability to work long and hard hours. However, what is remembered most is his warm and gentle heart.

He quietly helped all whose lives he touched. He never sought thanks or recognition for his many acts of compassion and charity for others and he is loved by a great many people whom he touched during his life.

Mr. TenBroeck is survived by his wife, Donna, his son Greg, his daughter-in-law Karen and two grandchildren, Kari and James TenBroeck.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be made to which funds research into cures for pancreatic cancer.

FitzHenry's Funeral Home in Carson City is entrusted with the arrangements.

Benna Mae

Louise Wing


A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Calvary Chapel, 1744 Forrest Way, Carson City for Benna Mae Louise Wing, 69, who died Dec. 31, 2007, at Carson Tahoe Regional Healthcare. She was born Sept. 18, 1938, in Portland, Ore.

She resided with her friend Ed Enriquez in Wellington, where she enjoyed gardening and feeding the quail, chucker and rabbits.

She was preceded in death by her father Benjamin Jones. She is survived by her mother Jean Huie, two brothers Larry Jones and Jerry Blesta, her four daughters and sons-in-law Jeanne and Mikel Barnes, Lorie and Kelly Chadwick, Dona and Matt Tholl and Sheryl and Allen Christian. She is also survived by six grandchildren Brandon Wing, Matthew Tholl, Alisha Clark, Jessica Johnson, Austin Chadwick and Michael Chadwick as well as two great-grandchildren Josiah Clark and Indie Johnson.

Arrangements are in the care of FitzHenry's Funeral Home in Carson City.


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