Catherine M. Hawk, the daughter of Claude Carol and Ester Marie (Poppa) Cook, was born May 26, 1945, in Clarinda, Iowa. She attended Rock Port High School, Rock Port, Missouri, graduating in 1963.
In 1968, Cathy was united in marriage to Harold Hawk. They became the parents of two sons, Kevin and David. They were later divorced.
Cathy was employed as a certified nurse’s assistant at Pleasant View Nursing Home in Rock Port and Tarkio Rehabilitation and Health Care in Tarkio, Missouri. She also worked in home health care.
Cathy was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Westboro, Missouri. Cathy passed away Thursday, February 2, 2017, at her home in Rock Port at the age of 71. A graveside memorial service and inurnment will be held at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, February 11, 2017, in St. John’s Cemetery, Westboro, Missouri. There is no visitation.
Besides her parents, Catherine was preceded in death by sons, David Hawk and Kevin Hawk; brother, Bill Cook; two nephews, Bill Todd Cook and Dennis Jerry Haney; and brother-in-law, Ray Pint. Survivors include sisters, Marge Pint, Denver, Colorado, and Shirley Richards, Rock Port; brother, Robert Cook, Coin, Iowa; numerous nephews and nieces; and her four-legged companions, Jake, Oreo, Danny and Gus.
Memorials may be directed to Rock Port Nutrition Site, Rock Port. Online obituaries and condolences at www.minterfuneralchapels.com ~ Services under the direction of Minter Funeral Chapel, Rock Port.