April 29, 1930 - July 8, 2017
Born in Goshen
Resided in Howe, IN
On April 29, 1930, in Goshen, IN, he was born to Donald Edward and Retha Mae (Reno) Cook.
Mr. Cook was the co-owner of My Father's Business in LaGrange and retired from Standard Publishing Company in Cincinnati, OH. He was a member of the Sturgis Church of Christ.
He was a United States Air Force veteran having served during the Korean War.
On August 19, 1956 in Climax, MI he married Judith Ann Harrison.
Surviving is his wife, Judy Cook of Howe, IN; two daughters, Valerie L. (Robert) Keesee of Howell, MI and Jeri S. Mead of Canon City, CO; two sons, Jeffrey L. (Susan) Cook of Stroh, IN and Daniel P. Cook of Seattle, WA; three grandchildren, Rachel (Steve) Hazelwood, Greg Keesee, and Donald E. Cook; and three great-grandchildren, Eden, Kaia, and Kenna Hazelwood.
Preceding him in death were his parents and a brother, Roger D. Cook.
According to his wishes cremation has taken place.
A Celebration of Life and luncheon will be held at 1pm on Sunday, August 20, 2017 at the Sturgis Church of Christ, 901 N. Lakeview St, Sturgis, MI.
Memorials may be made to either Sturgis Church of Christ or LaGrange County Council on Aging.
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