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Richard Cook

Last Updated on August 4th, 2014

Written by Paul Bomleny

Richard J. Cook, age 91, of Princeton died on Sunday at Liberty Village in Princeton. He was born May 18, 1923 in Princeton to Joel & Pauline (Hassler) Cook. He married Joyce Schultz in Princeton in 1948. She preceded him in 2004.
Survivors: 5 Daughters – Diane (Norlyn) McCormick – Yates City, Il / Carol (Glen) Cooley – Griggsville, IL / Jody (Richard) Hildebrand – Princeton, IL
Laura (Michael) Atkinson – Walnut, IL / Phyllis (Dennis) Miller – Princeton, IL
2 Sons – Richard J. (Betty) Cook, II – Princeton, IL / Eldon (Kathleen) Cook – Walnut, IL
17 Grandchildren – Joel (Lisa) McCormick / Jessica (Grant) Lewis / Alysia Cooley / Richard Cooley / Chandra (Alex) Knight / Blake Hildebrand / Anthony Atkinson /
Eliza Atkinson / Audra, Julie & Rachel Miller / Emily Timmons / Katie Timmons / Carina (Brian) Gonet / Gabriel Cook / Regan Cook / Titus Cook
5 Great-Grandchildren – John Lewis / Caleb Lewis / Lily McCormick / Jane McCormick / Vernon Gonet
Sister-in-law – Jean Schwingle – Mendota, IL
Several Nieces & Nephews
Preceded in death: parents / wife / 2 Brothers – Elmer & LeRoy Cook / 2 Sisters – Alta & Dorothy Cook
Education: Grad Princeton High School in 1942
Employment: Supervisor at Jostens retiring in 1996
Memberships: First Lutheran Church, Princeton / Active in Boy Scouts
Military Service: U.S. Navy / Seaman First Class / WW II
Memorials: First Lutheran Church, Princeton, IL

Services are Friday at 10 at First Lutheran Church, Princeton with burial at Oakland Cemetery, Princeton. Visitation: 5-8 Thursday, August 7, / First Lutheran Church, Princeton. Military Rites by Princeton American Legion #125.

Arrangements for Richard Cook are through Grant-Johnson Funeral Home, Princeton.