Russell Pete Cook, 94, lifelong Neodesha resident, died Saturday morning at Vintage Park in Neodesha. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at Christs Church with the Reverend Dave Cheshier, pastor, officiating. Interment will be at the Neodesha Cemetery. Friends may call at the PenwellGabel Loran Fawcett Chapel from12 noon until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday. The family will greet friends at the church from 1:00 p.m. until service time on Wednesday. The family has suggested memorial remembrances to Vintage Park Assisted Living and Hospice Care of Kansas. Remembrances will be received at the funeral home Russell Milton Cook was born April 12, 1918 at Neodesha, Kansas, the son of Thomas Cook and Lela Mae Shaw Cook. He attended school in Neodesha and Atlanta, Georgia. He joined the United States Army in 1942 and was discharged on October 3, 1945. Mr. Cook served in the European Theatre and was stationed in Germany. He worked for a time with the Union Tank Car Company, he worked and later owned and operated the Toggery Mens Clothing Store in Neodesha and later worked in Quality Control for Cobalt Boats where he retired in 1983. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. On February 6, 1943 at Bellflower California, he was united in marriage to LaVera Wood. Mrs. Cook preceded her husband in death on December 22, 2009. Survivors include: three sons, Dean Sandra Cook of Overland Park, Kansas, Dick Cathy Cook of Topeka, Kansas and Robert Cook of Reno, Nevada three grandchildren and six great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by five brothers and one sister.