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Bob Cook

November 8, 1924 ~ July 10, 2022 (age 97)


Bob Cook, 97, of Salina, Kansas, passed away Sunday, July 10th, 2022.

Bob was born in St. Francis, Kansas on November 8, 1924, a son of Arthur Robert Cook and Irene (Carlson) Cook Weis.

He worked in soil conservation, road construction, and owned and operated Cook Mobile Home Service.

Bob served during WWII in the United States Army as a paratrooper from 1944 - 1946.

On May 25, 1950, Bob married Beverly M. Shores in Goodland, Kansas.

Bob and his daughter, Cathy were avid world travelers, specifically to Costa Rica, Europe, Canada, Alaska, Hawaii, and throughout the United States. He loved to visit his nieces and nephews and friends at the Salina VFW and American Legion Posts.

Bob looked forward to family get-togethers, holidays, cook-outs, and other events.

He was also blessed to be able to take the Kansas Honor Flight #12, April 30-May 2, 2014 and the Dream Flight on August 26, 2021.
Survivors include his daughter, Cathy Boll, (Joe Miller) of Salina, Kansas; granddog, River; step-grandchildren; step-great grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Irene and Fred Weis; grandparents, John and Izzy Carlson; wife, Beverly; son, Dale Cook; sisters, Jeannette Baxley, and Ruby Morton.

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Memorial Graveside Service
August 20, 2022

10:00 AM
Goodland Cemetery
510 N. Main Ave.
Goodland, Kansas 67735


VFW Post 1133
may be left at the services or mailed to Koons-Russell Funeral Home, 211 N. Main Ave., Goodland KS 67735
Tel: 1-785-890-3900

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