December 24, 1936 - May 8, 2012
Leon A. Cook, 75, passed away May 8, 2012 at his home in Richardson, Texas. Mr. Cook was born in Deadwood, South Dakota on December 24, 1936 to Leo & Katherine Fjerestad Cook. Leon was educated in Sioux Falls, South Dakota and graduated from University of Sotuh Dakota in 1960. He was married to Julaine Anne Johnson on August 17, 1958.
Leon is survived by: wife Julaine (Julie) Cook; 2 sons, Jon and Matthew; daughter Karen Cook Mayfield; and 6 grandsons, Andrew, Matthew, Christopher, William, Luke and Blake. Leon is also survived by 2 sisters, Kathy Ross and Darleen Smart of Sioux Falls, South Dakota; and brother, Leonard of Marion, Iowa.
Leon owned and operated Cook Crane & Equipment Co. with his son Jon for 32 years in the Dallas area.
A memorial service will be held Thursday, May 17th at 2:00pm at St Luke
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