Harry O. Cook

Graveside services for Harry Oliver Cook, 91, Tonganoxie, KS, will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at Oliver Branch Cemetery in White Cloud, KS. Harry passed away Thursday, December 10, 2020 at Legend Healthcare in Tonganoxie.

Harry was born on May 20, 1929 in Rulo, NE, the son of Harry Edward and Hattie Ellen (Vinsonhaler) Cook.

He worked for Pacific Railroad for nine years, Kansas Color Press for 30 years and retired from the University of Kansas working for building and grounds maintenance.

He married Mary Waggoner on August 29, 1951 in Highland, KS. She preceded him in death.

Survivors include his brother, William K. Cook, VA and four nieces. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Clarence Cook.

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  1. Steve R Jones on December 16, 2020 at 5:12 am

    You grew some great tomatoes, Harry……I always admired your backyard garden. North Lawrence isn’t the same without Harry sitting in his garage, chatting with his customers. RIP, Harry.

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