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“I was so sorry to hear of the loss of Corky. I worked with her at sears in 1985-86 when I was just out of high school. What a great lady, I don't...Read More »
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“Dear Judy & Family, Its been years since you and I worked together, but I can close my eyes and still see your Mothers happy smile. My prayers are...Read More »
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“Dear Pilar and family, I was so sorry to hear about the loss of your mom. I remember many happy visits to your home with her just bustling about and...Read More »
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“Dear Roger and family, We are so very sorry to learn of your loss,Corky's smile and great personality will always be remembered. We had many great...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Laurie & Gary

“Dear family and friend of Corky...was sad to see of your loss...I know that the families of the Rings and Meagher's were close. I myself knew tha...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Bruce and Lois Ring

“My deepest condolences on the loss of a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother, my thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Lisa ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Lisa Johnson-Witynski

“Our sincere condolences on the loss of Corky. She will be missed by all. God Bless your entire family during this time. Love, Butch & Kay ”
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Aurora - Corrine "Corky" Palmcook, 75, of Aurora, WI, died Wednesday, December 30, 2009 at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital with her family at her side. She was born March 12, 1934 in Iron Mountain, daughter of the late Edward and Judith (Vicenzi) Meagher.

Corky was a lifelong resident of this area and graduated from Iron Mountain High School in 1951. She married Rodger Palmcook on May 10, 1958 at St. Mary & St. Joseph Church in Iron Mountain. She was a member longtime member of Sacred Heart Church in Aurora, the Christian Mothers, and the Knights of Columbus Auxiliary. Corky had a spunky and sassy personality, and a "wicked" sense of humor. She loved to tell a good story or joke and often times she could barely finish a joke because she was laughing so hard at the upcoming punch line. She and Rodger loved to travel and had been to every state except Hawaii, Louisiana, and Mississippi. She was especially good at crossword puzzles and games, and she loved to play cards with her friends. Corky's grandsons were the center of her life and she loved them very much. She always had a positive attitude and encouraged others no matter how things looked. During her illness, she applied that same positive attitude to her own life and was grateful for everyday she was given.

She is survived by her husband, Rodger; one son, Daniel (Noreen) Palmcook of Roseburg, Oregon; one daughter, Judy (Jim) Carncross of Green Bay; three grandsons Michael, Nicholas, and Brian Carncross all of Green Bay,two sisters Germain Schroeder of Escanaba and Mickey Schultz of Iron Mountain, one brother Teddy (Pat) Meagher of Iron Mountain,and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by two infant sons, Scott and Dennis Palmcook.

Visitation will be Sunday from 4-7pm at Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home. Parish prayers will be held on Sunday at 6:30 at the funeral home.
Funeral services will be Monday at 10:30 am at the funeral home and at 11am at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Father Matt Settle will offer the Mass of Christian Burial. Burial will be in the Homestead-Aurora Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Michael, Nicholas, and Brian Carncross, and Teddy Meagher, Michael Schultz, and Gary Vicenzi.

Condolences to the family of Corrine "Corky" Palmcook can be expressed online at

The family has entrusted the Erickson-Rochon and Nash Funeral Home with the arrangements.