In loving memory of

Ashly Michelle Cook
February 17, 1982 - March 28, 2022

Ashly Cook, age 40, of Nevada, Iowa, died Monday, March 28, 2022.

Private family memorial services will be held at a later date. Condolences may be expressed online at

Born February 17, 1982, in Ames, Iowa, Ashly Michelle Cook was the daughter of Michael and Michelle (Kirkpatrick) Cook. She grew up and received her education in Nevada, graduating from Nevada High School in 2000, then furthered her education at DMACC. She was employed as a medical laboratory technician and, most recently, worked for Tyler Technologies in Ames.

Ashly will be remembered for her kind, loving nature and her ability to put others at ease and help them feel good in any circumstance. She had a huge heart for animals, especially her four pugs, and was a generous supporter of the Story County Animal Shelter. Ashly was a talented artist and expressed her creativity in a variety of forms, including drawing, woodworking, and in decorating her home.

Survivors include her parents, Mike and Michelle Cook of Nevada; and one sister and her family, Alyssa and Ryan Wierson of Nevada and their children Kennedy, Sydney, Zachary, and Nelly.

Ames Monument & Cremation Center has been entrusted with the care of Ashly and her family.


Misty Hermansen wrote on Mar 31, 2022:

"Ashly, I?ve always loved you like you were my sister, the happiness you brought my kids was so meaningful! I was just thinking about you on Saturday, may you forever Rest In Peace my beautiful friend. Michelle, Mike and Alyssa, I am so very sorry for your loss! I am so saddened by this tragic and unexpected loss of Ashly! Sending lots of love, hugs and prayers your way! Love you guys always! Misty Bottorf Hermansen"

Natalie Kelley wrote on Mar 31, 2022:

"RIP Ashly, you were a great co worker and you will be missed. "

Jorja Kemp wrote on Mar 30, 2022:

"Just shocking! I am so sorry! Way too young for such a sweet gal. "