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Ralph E.

Cook, Ralph E.
Passed away Thursday, October 20, 2011 at the age of 79. Beloved husband of the late Carol Cook nee Swanson; loving father of Laura Karl Chapman-Gross and Craig Dawn Cook; dearest grandfather of Clayton, Braeden, and Sofia; step-grandfather of Brian Tiffany, Brenda, Robert, Jacob, Justin, and Corinne; Step-Great-Grandfather of Kia, Corbin, and Destiny. Brother of Lewis Marguerite Kipes Cook, Louise the late Stephen Schrock, and the late Howard the late Lucille Cook. Brother-in-law of Robert the late Marion Swanson, Lois the late Arthur Creer, and Marguerite Allan Panek. Uncle, great uncle, cousin, and dear friend to many. Ralph was a longtime Brethren of the Tripoli Shriners and Scottish Rite of Chicago and Milwaukee.

A Memorial Service will be held Monday, October 31, 2011 at IMMANUEL PRESBYTERIAN CHUCH CHAPEL, 1100 N. Astor St. at 2:30PM. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Shriners Hospital in Chicago are appreciated.

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Robert Swanson

A great brother-in-law. He will be missed by all.

greg turay

Ralph was his own individual, a loyal friend to Frank, an enthusiatic train nut, and I personally will miss his monthly calls for help about finances.

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