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John Anslem Rook


1935 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
John Anslem Rook Obituary
John Anslem Rook

July 6, 1935

Sept. 19, 2013

John Anslem Rook, 78, a resident of Reno and Incline Village, passed away September 19, 2013 at St. Mary's Medical Center. John was born July 6, 1935 in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania to Anslem and Clara (Appel) Rook. After serving in the Air Force, he owned and operated Shepherd X-Ray in Tullytown, PA for over 15 years. He dedicated many years to coaching Little League and Babe Ruth baseball while in Pennsylvania. After moving to Reno, John served as regional manager for Bennett X-Ray, and later worked for Sierra X-Ray. He loved woodworking, and was a master craftsman of birdhouses. He was also an accomplished writer.

John is survived by his wife, Rosa Rook, 3 sons; John, Lawrence, and Steve Rook, 2 daughters; Ann Holland-Mennenga and Lisa Lamb, step-daughter, Caroline Logan, his brother Jim Rook, 5 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

Visitation hours are scheduled for Monday, September 23rd from 6:00 - 8:00 pm at Walton Funeral Home, 875 W. 2nd Street, Reno, NV.
Published in Reno Gazette-Journal on Sept. 22, 2013
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