Richard A. Cook, 89, resident
of Albuquerque, formally of Sigourney, passed away Wednesday,
December 31, 2008.
He is survived by his loving wife of 69 years Juanita; two
sons Mark Cook and his wife Rose and Nile Cook and his wife Joan;
grandchildren Sheri Weber and her husband Fernando, Scot Cook and
his wife Stephanie, Cheryl Crusan and her husband Charlie and
Michelle Cook; great grandchildren Brittany, Kayla, and Amber Weber
and Alexia and Dominic Cook; brother J. Wilmer Cook and three
sisters Clarice Colbert, Carol Appleget and Joann Pitch.
Richard was preceded in death by his parents John and Pearl
Cook; brother Fredrick Cook and two sisters Ruth Appleget and Wanda
Beasley. He was born May 7, 1919 to John W. and Clara Pearl Adams
Cook.He spent most of his life farming in Iowa and continued his
love for the outdoors with his lawn care service in Albuquerque.
Richard will always be remembered as an honest, hard working and
devoted family man, grandfather, friend and storyteller.
Funeral Service: Tuesday 10:30 a.m. Holm Funeral Home
Visitation at 9:30 a.m. before the service Tuesday
Burial: Pennington Cemetery Sigourney
A Memorial Fund has been established