Rodney J. Crook

Rodney J. Crook

DEFOREST – Rodney J. Crook, age 76, passed away on Thursday, October 26, 2017.

Rodney was born on October 13, 1941 in Dodgeville, WI to John and Eleanor (Nelson) Crook. He married the love of his life, Lucy Schlimgen, on January 27, 1962 in Madison.

Rodney retired from Madison Gas & Electric. He had a passion for motorcycles, cars, auctions and the outdoors.

Rodney is survived by his wife, Lucy; sons, Jeffry (Dawn), Robert (Lauri), and Dennis (Judy); 4 granddaughters, Leah, Jaclyn, Samantha, and Meghan; 2 grandsons, Derek and Duke; sister-in-law, Marsha. He is preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Richard.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11am on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at ST. OLAF CATHOLIC CHURCH, 623 Jefferson St, DeForest, with Father Vincent Brewer presiding. A visitation will be held from 10am until time of Mass on Tuesday at the church. Burial at St. Olaf Catholic Cemetery at a later date.

A special thanks to extended family at the Raymond House and Heartland Hospice for their love and care. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to an Alzheimer’s foundation of your choice. To view and sign this guestbook, please visit:

Ryan Funeral Home

& Cremation Services

Windsor/DeForest Chapel

6924 Lake Road