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Philip Cook

February 9, 1932 — October 10, 2015

Philip Cook,83, of Barnesville, MN died on Saturday, October 10, 2015 at Essentia Hospital in Fargo, ND. Memorial services are scheduled for 2:00 PM, Saturday, November 7, 2015 at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Barnesville, with Pastor Chris Leach officiating. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the memorial service. Philip Allen Cook was born on February 9, 1932 to Clifford John and Lucille Flora (Germain) Cook in rural Baker, MN. He grew up on a farm outside of Baker and attended country school. He was united in marriage to Donna Arlene Stende on June 30, 1956 and they made their home in Barnesville. For many years, Philip worked for S & S Paving and Asphalt Service where he ran the asphalt plant. He was a member of the Local 49ers union. During the winter, he would sort potatoes. In his spare time, Philip could be found tinkering with small engines and repairing lawn mowers for anybody who dropped one off. Philip is survived by his wife of 59 years, Donna Cook, Barnesville, MN, children Susan Brown, Prior Lake, MN, Rebecca (Greg) Lamm, Barnesville, MN, Brian Cook, St. Paul, MN, Pamela (Kenny) Krebs, Frazee, MN, Jennifer (David) Hoefs, Fargo, ND, 14 grandchildren: Sally (Daniel) Carlson-Larson, Strathmore, Alberta, Canada, Kraig Carlson, Portland, OR, Joel Brown, Eagan, MN, Nick Brown, Eagan, MN, Amy (Mike Griffin) Lamm, West Fargo, ND, Adam Lamm, Amenia, ND, Aaron (Cindee Gentry) Lamm, Barnesville, Brianna (Trent) Conroy, Moorhead, MN, Kelsey Cook, Fargo, Kari (Ben) Ahrens, Colona, IL, Taryn (Andrew) Rutter, Monument, CO, Brittany (Steven) Appel, Hawley, MN, Ben Hoefs, Sam Hoefs both of Fargo, 8 great grandchildren, 4 sisters: Carol (Wally) Mulcahy, Barnesville, Barb (Alvin) Amundson, Moorhead, Marilyn Gorman, Moorhead, MN, Diane (Ray) Kline, Moorhead, brother Brad (Delores) Cook, Baker, MN, brother in law Gerhardt Anderson, Moorhead, and several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Philip was preceded in death by his son Bruce, daughter Barbara, his parents Clifford and Lucille, 2 sisters: Audrey Anderson, Kay Derheim, and one brother Clifford Jr. <center><a href="http://portal.midweststreams.com/PDFs/DisplayPDF/780"><img style="border:10px outset silver;width: 220px;" src="http://portal.midweststreams.com/PDFs/DisplayThumbnail/780"/><br>Philip Cook Funeral Bulletin</a></center>
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