Patricia Mae “Patsy” (Linderman) Cooke

Glamour Shots – Patricia “Patsy” Mae (Linderman) Cooke, Houston, Harris County, Texas, c. 1995

Patricia Mae Patsy <i>Linderman</i> Cooke

Patricia “Patsy” Linderman Cooke, Matagorda, Texas, c. 1980’s

J.E. Cooke & Patricia “Patsy” (Linderman) Cooke, Matagorda, Texas, 1975, 3rd. time around

Patricia Mae Linderman Cooke, LVN, Matagorda, Texas

Patricia Mae Linderman Cooke, Matagorda, Matagorda, Texas

Brown State Park, Indiana, c. 1940’s (front row left to right) Yvonne Linderman, Dickie and Roy Nelson, Patsy Linderman, Jean Linderman, and Billie Linderman (on end). (back row) Eppie, Art, and Anita Ayala, Gladys, Edward, Harry, and Phyllis Linderman. 

Birth: May 12, 1929
Dubuque County
Iowa, USA

Patsy Linderman, Phylis Palen Linderman, and Leo Palen, Dubuque, Iowa, Sept. 25, 1946, home of Edward Francis Linderman at 703 W. Third Street, Dubuque, Iowa.

Death: Jan. 27, 2000

Matagorda County
Texas, USA 

My maternal aunt. Daughter of Harry William “Billy” Linderman & Phylis Adele Eugenia (Palen) Linderman of Houston, Harris, Texas; formerly of Winona, Minnesota and Dubuque, Iowa.

“Billie” (Linderman) Jackson, sister of “Patsy” on left, and on right “Patsy” Patricia (Linderman) Cooke c. 1980’s, in Houston, Harris County, Texas


Yvonne Levesque, Jean Mancill, Patricia Cooke, Roy Nelson, Jr, and Billie Jackson, Matagorda, Texas

Survived by Sisters Yvonne Phyllis (Linderman) Burgess Levesque, and Jean Marie (Linderman) Frederick Mancill, both of Houston, Harris, Texas.

Preceded in death by Sister, “Billie” Yvarra Irene (Linderman) Jackson of Houston, Harris, Texas.

Wife of J. E. John Elva “Jay” Cooke of Matagorda, Matagorda, Texas. John Elva Cooke survived his wife, Patsy.

Married: 3 Jun. 1949 in Liberty, Liberty County, Texas. Divorced. Remarried: 7 February 1971 and 1975 in Matagorda, Matagorda County, Texas.

Aunt Patsy died of Lung Cancer.
Mother of four children. One son, John Harry Cooke, preceded her in death in 1952 at one month of age, they called it “crib death” now called “sudden infant death syndrome”.

Patsy and J.E. Cooke, Thanksgiving, Matagorda, Matagorda, Texas

Survived by two Sons, Stephen Jay “Steve” Cooke of Matagorda, Texas, Matthew Adam Cooke of Houston, Harris, Texas; and daughter, “Becker” Rebecca Sue Cooke (Reeder)(Floyd) of Kingsbury, Texas.

Painting by Patricia Mae Linderman Cooke for her sister, my mother, Jean Marie Linderman Frederick Mancill, it is a picture of 705 W. Third Street, Dubuque, Iowa, their grandfather, E. F. Linderman’s home. Harry and Phyl Linderman and their daughters resided there during the Depression in 1929.

She was an artist like her Mother, Phyllis Eugenia (Palen) Linderman.

Gayhill, Washington, Texas, 1957

[back row] Patricia Cooke, Phyllis Linderman, Harry Linderman, Jean Frederick, Kenneth Jackson, Billie Jackson, Gladys Nelson,
[front row] David and Jehu Jackson, Joe Frederick, Mike Jackson, Jenny Jackson, Steve Cooke, Phyllis Frederick, Rebecca Cooke, Sally Frederick, Gay Hill, Washington County, Texas, 1957.

The Cooke’s, Linderman’s, Jackson’s, and the Frederick’s all had a summer place together in Gayhill, Washington County, Texas. Phyl & Harry William “Billy” Linderman owned a tavern named “Saturday’s Tavern”, there in Gayhill, Washington, Texas in the 1950’s.

Phyl played the piano, Harry tended bar, Kenneth Jackson, Patsy Cooke, Jean Frederick, and Phyl Linderman sang in the tavern together. Grandma Linderman played the piano and Grandpa Linderman played the violin and organ.

Dogwood painting by “Patsy” Patricia (Linderman) Cooke, of Matagorda, Texas, c.1990.(held by Karl and Fran Frederick, Round Rock, Texas).

Family links: 
Harry William Linderman (1903 – 1995)
Phyllis Eugenia Palen Linderman (1904 – 1963)

John Elva Cooke (1927 – 2010)

John Harry Cooke (1952 – 1952)

Yvonne Phyllis Linderman Levesque (1924 – 2010)
Yvarra Irene Linderman Jackson (1925 – 1985)
Jean Marie Linderman Mancill (1927 – 2012)

Matagorda Cemetery
Matagorda County
Texas, USA


Created by: TEXAS TUDORS
Record added: Aug 26, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21179956