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James "Jim" Francis Cook

July 17, 1937 ~ June 22, 2019 (age 81)

James Francis Cook, 81, of West Burlington, died at 3:42 AM Saturday, June 22, 2019, at the Great River Klein Center.

Born July 17, 1937, in Burlington, he was the son of William J. and Mary E. Lattimer Cook. 

He was a 1956 graduate of Burlington Catholic School.

James worked as a bartender for the Shamrock Bar for 26 years.

He was a member of Divine Mercy Parish, Eagles Club, FOE. He enjoyed spending time with his great-nephews and grandkids, collecting John F. Kennedy collectibles, working as a bartender at the Shamrock, going to Farney's, having coffee with his friends. He was a people person and never knew a stranger.

Survivors include two nieces, Patricia Brockett and Barbara J. White both of Burlington; one nephew, Ricky Cook of Burlington; and several great nieces and great-great nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, Patricia Leonard, one brother, Edward Cook and one great niece, Angela Brockett-Ancelet.

Visitation will be from 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM, Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home.

The funeral service for Mr. Cook will be 2:00 PM Tuesday, June 25, 2019, at Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home.  Burial will be in Burlington Memorial Park Cemetery.  A Celebration of Jim's Life will be held at the Burlington Gym following the burial.

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