Frederick J. Cook, 79, of 1023 S. Wayne St., St. Marys, died on Monday, Feb. 6, 2012, at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton.
He was born on Feb. 16, 1932, in Auglaize County, to Gertrude (Schneider) Hugh Cook, and they preceded him in death. On July 3, 1952, in St. Marys, he married Patricia Ann Wurster, and she survives.
He is also survived by three sons, Mark Cook, of Springboro, Dennis Cook, of St. Marys, and Dan Cook, of St. Marys.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during the Korean War.
Rites are scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday at Miller Funeral Home, 1605 Celina Road (Ohio 703 West Chapel), St. Marys, with the Rev. Tim Smith officiating. Burial, with full graveside military honors, will follow at Elm Grove Cemetery in St. Marys.
Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the church. Online condolences may be expressed via MillerFuneralHomes.net.