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“Unable to attend due to COVID-19. Have fond memories of a neat lady,(Cookie. ) Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Cherish all the...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: William Miller - Ankeny, IA

“Dear Mary Jo. Memories flood my mind when I learn of our loss of Cookie! The close friendship of our parents, the many joys and concerns expressed...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Carol (Scott) Myers - Collins, IA

“Life is but a vaporWe have so little timeSome live through their "golden" yearsSome are taken in their prime.But I so remember "Cookie"A close cousin...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Robert (Bobby) Sorensen - CA

“Mary Jo and Bob, I am so sorry for your loss, but mine too. Cookie and I shared a 56 year friendship, which started as co-workers at the US Civil...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Diane McBride-Thompson - MN

“Mary Jo and RD, I am so sorry for your loss. ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: Shary Albaugh

“Cookie was a great lady and we spent many enjoyable hours with her. She will be missed by many. Love her ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Steve and Rita Carnine - Ankeny, IA


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Carol Ann "Cookie" (Sorensen) Leonard, 75, passed away on Sunday, September 13, 2020 at the Mill Pond Care Center in Ankeny.
A visitation will be held 1:00-2:45 p.m., Thursday, September 17, 2020 with a brief prayer service at 2:45 p.m. at Ankeny Memorial Funeral Home (4208 N Ankeny Blvd) with burial following at Nevada Municipal Cemetery.
Cookie was born on October 15, 1944, in Ames, Iowa to Jim and Faye Sorensen. She graduated from Maxwell High School and the American Institute of Business and retired with 34 years of service from the Federal Government serving various agencies. She was a member of Resurrection Lutheran Church in Ankeny.
Cookie is survived by her sister, Mary Jo (Bob) Frazier of Ankeny; stepchildren Debbie (Larry) Kyner of Altoona, Doug (Jill) Leonard of Ankeny, and Lisa Leonard of Des Moines; as well as several step-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and was a beloved daughter, sister, and friend to many.
A sincere 'Thank You' is expressed to the Mill Pond Staff for their wonderful care given to Cookie during the past several years.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to Resurrection Lutheran Church or to Cookie's Family.