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Cook, Robert Edwin

Robert E. Cook passed away on April 17, 2016.

He is predeceased by his wife, Rosina Cook.

He leaves behind his four children Bob, Mary, Lilly and Tom; eight grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren.

Robert was born in Chicago, Illinois and graduated from St. Rita's High School in 1940. He was on guard duty at Hickam Field the morning of the attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941 and went on to proudly serve his country in the 14th Air Force, 308th Bomb Group, flying as a top-turret gunner and flight engineer in a B-24 named "Snowball From Hell," surviving 63 missions. He met his wife Rosina while they both worked for Alaska Airlines. They were married for 62 years. Robert was a life-long Cubs fan and loved the "Fighting Irish" of Notre Dame.

A Rosary will be held Friday, April 22, 2016 at 1:00pm at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 1502 Sara Rd. Rio Rancho, NM 87124 with a Mass to follow at 1:30pm.

In lieu of flowers the family asks you make a donation to Adaptive Adventures, which serves disabled veterans


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Published in Albuquerque Journal from Apr. 20 to Apr. 22, 2016
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