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Carol Schaer Cook

06/06/1934 - 11/25/2016
Service Date: 12/10/2016
Service Time: 12:00 PM
Service Location: Queen of Heaven Cemetery, 1562 East Baseline Road, Mesa, Arizona

Carol Shaer Cook, age 82, passed away on November 25, 2016 in Highland, UT. She was born June 6, 1934 in Ogden, UT to Rodney Watkins Shaer and Elinor Anna Linford.

Carol resided most of her life between the states of Utah and Arizona. She loved the Wasatch mountains and Sonoran Desert. Her best loved occupation was being an at home mother. She had other occupations too, one of which was dispatcher for her son’s business. She was talented in drawing and loved to spend time with life-long friends. Carol served in many callings in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints including Primary and Relief Society Presidents. Carol’s lifetime was spent in the service of others which is how she actively showed her love for them.

Carol is survived by her brother Arnold Shaer, daughter Sherry Cook, son Gerald Cook (Virginia), son Jordan Cook (Tacie), daughter Julie Cook, daughter Dustie Shrum (Steve), twenty-two grandchildren, thirty-five great-grandchildren, and one great-grandson soon to join the others bringing the total to thirty-six. She is preceded in death by her parents and her sister Shirley Schaer Wayment.

A memorial open house will be held on Thursday, December 1, 2016 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the LDS Chapel located at 4322 South 5400 West, West Valley City, UT.

A graveside memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 12:00 noon at the Queen of Heaven Cemetery, 1562 East Baseline Road, Mesa, AZ. Interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Mesa, AZ.


  • I’m very sorry for your loss and wanted to offer you and your family some comfort I’ve found from the Bible. In John 11:25 Jesus said “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who exercises faith in me, even though he dies, will come to life.” I hope you can find some comfort from the Bible’s promise that we will see our dead loved ones again.

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