Hastings resident Anna M. “Ann” Cookus, 87, passed away Monday, May 6, 2019, at her
Private family services will be held with burial at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings.
Memorials may be given to Mary Lanning Hospice. Private condolences may be sent to
the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation
Center is serving the family.
Ann was born May 21, 1931, in Friend, NE to William & Mary (Rychecky) Sladek. She
graduated from Friend High School. Ann married Eugene R. “Gene” Cookus on
November 21, 1953, in Crete, NE. She worked at Harvard Rest Haven as a nurses aide
for 25 years.
Ann was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters; and two brothers.
Husband: Eugene “Gene” Cookus – Hastings, NE
Children & Spouses: Eugena & Roger Petersen – Grand Island, NE
Thomas & Gina Cookus – Juniata, NE
Carol & Dave Fox – Hastings, NE
Grandchildren & Spouse: Michaela Fox – Lincoln, NE
Joseph Fox & Kelsey Sejkora – Lincoln, NE
Jordan Cookus – Lincoln, NE
Sister: Rose Pierson – Lincoln, NE
Numerous Nieces & Nephews