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Dennis A. Cook

February 27, 1952 ~ August 10, 2019 (age 67)

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Dennis A. Cook, 67, of Moline, died Saturday, August 10, 2019 at Genesis Medical Center East, Davenport.  Visitation will be from 4-7 pm Wednesday at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory, 201 E. 4th Ave., Milan.  A celebration of life gathering will immediately follow visitation Wednesday at the Milan American Legion Post 569.  A private burial will take place at Rock Island National Cemetery, Arsenal Island, where military honors will be presented.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of your choice.

Dennis was born in Rock Island on February 27, 1952, a son of Jack and Shirley Gregg Cook.  Dennis was a proud U.S. Navy veteran.  He married Rose M. Nelson on February 14, 1994 in Nevada.

Dennis worked as an electrician retiring from the Local 145 IBEW.  He was a member of the Milan American Legion Post 569. 

Dennis was an avid horse racing fan.  He also enjoyed a great cocktail, golfing and playing cards.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Rose Cook, Moline; children, Travis (Kelly) Cook, Rock Island, Mellisa (Tom) Normoyle, Moline and Brandon Hayden, Moline; grandchildren, Madison, Natalie, Melanie, Alexa and Lucas Cook, Carter, Nolan, Eli, and Izzy Hayden, Skyler, Riley, Ellie and Jaxson Normoyle and Seth Stubblefield; a sister, Donna Nesseler, Rock Island; and a nephew, Brian (Dana) Nesseler.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

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August 14, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory Milan
201 E. 4th Avenue
Milan, IL 61264

Celebration of Life gathering
August 14, 2019

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Milan American Legion
515 1st Ave. W
Milan, IL 61264

Private Committal

Rock Island National Cemetery
Bldg 118, Rock Island Arsenal
Rock Island, IL 61201

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