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“I hadn't seen Harold in many years, but remember him fondly. He worked with my dad at Raynor and that is how I knew him. Harold always had a smile...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Minde Fisher - IL

“So sorry for your loss. Only knew him and Wendell for a short time but did so enjoy them. Sending our love and prayers. ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Dean and Norma Meier - Hooppole, IL

“In your time of loss remember that you have another angel to watch over you each and every day. There will always be a part of Harold with you....Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Serina, Michael, and Isaiah Blasdell - IL

“We are sorry for the loss of Harold. A special condolence to Wendell, we enjoyed seeing you both at Mass. May God give you comfort and healing...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Jim and Ann Burke and family - IL

“My condolences to Harold's family, especially Wendell, whom I know from church as well. I really enjoyed Harold's stories and his contribution to the...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Lori Border - Prophetstown, IL

“Always a big smile coming from him... ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Jane Heath - Morrison, IL

“Words can not begin to tell you how sorry I am for the loss of your loved one. I was the driver of the first car hit that day. May God help you...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Diane Dornbush - Albany, IL

“I am so sorry for the loss of Wayne. He was a dear friend for 40 some years. We snowmobiled and motorcycled together and had a lot of great times...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Beverly Frank - Annawan, IL


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Harold Wayne Cook, Sr., 77 of Prophetstown died Tuesday August 18, 2015.

He was born on February 21, 1938 in Rock Falls the son of Harold and Marie (Harney) Cook. He was employed at Raynor Door in Dixon for 35 years before his retirement. He attended St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Erie; he enjoyed fishing, archery / bow shooting, and riding his motorcycle across the USA.

Survivors include his daughter, Debra (James) Holder of Dixon; his son Harold W. Cook Jr. of Dixon; his sister Charlotte (Russell) Spratt of Dixon; his brothers, Wendell Cook of Prophetstown and Lauren (Sue) Cook of Rock Falls; one grandson and three great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A gathering of friends and family will take place on Saturday August 22, 2015 from 10 – 12 Noon at the McDonald Funeral Home, 505 1st Avenue in Sterling with the memorial service to follow with the Reverend Richard Kramer officiating.