Carl E. Cook, 83, of Celina, died on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, at his residence.
He was born on Nov. 7, 1928, in Rockford, to Grant L. and Lena Floe (Snyder) Cook, and they preceded him in death.
On Nov. 14, 1953, he married Dorothy L. (Gelhaus), and she survives.
He is also survived by a son, Bill (Jill) Cook of Celina; four daughters, Beth (Steve) Smalley of Celina, Sally (Jeff) Beam of Tipp City, Carey (Rob) Luebke of Celina and Katey (Steve) Eichler of Celina; four brothers; four sisters; a sister-in-law; a brother-in-law; 19 grandchildren; one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by a son, James F. Cook; two brothers; a sister; three brothers-in-law.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in Germany during the Korean War.
Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception Church in Celina. Burial will be held in St. Marys Cemetery in Celina.
Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. Saturday at W.H. Dick & Sons - Hellwarth Funeral Home in Celina.
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Peter Neurological Center in Burkettsville or to Immaculate Conception School in Celina.
Condolences may be left at DickAndSonsHellwarthfh.com.