Dorothy Helen Rook

August 14, 1925December 29, 2017

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.


  • Visitation

    Wednesday, January 3, 2018

  • Funeral Service

    Wednesday, January 3, 2018

  • Graveside Service

    Wednesday, January 3, 2018


Dorothy Helen Rook

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Mary Bernthal

January 13, 2018

Aunt Dorothy was a loving and special aunt. She had a wonderful sense of humor. I will cherish her memory. My thoughts and prayers are with her family during this difficult time.

Susan Boyle

January 1, 2018

In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.

David Boyle

January 1, 2018

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.


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