Glenn Dale Cook passed away at Mission Arch Care Center on Jan. 24, 2013, after a very short illness.
Glenn was cremated pursuant to his wishes. His ashes will be interred at a private family service at a later date. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at 3 p.m., at the Ballard Funeral Home Chapel. A reception will be held following the memorial service at the Fraternal Order of Eagles, 3201 S. Sunset Ave.
Glenn was born Oct. 31, 1931, in Foster, Okla., to Paul R. Cook and Louella Anderson. Glenn, his mother and brother Jerry moved from Oklahoma to Melrose in 1947. He graduated Melrose High School in 1950. Glenn married Wanda Merline Brandon in Clovis, on Dec. 23, 1950. In 1952, he enlisted in the Army and served until 1954, at which time he received an honorable discharge.
During their marriage, Glenn and Wanda had three children. They celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary on Dec. 23, 2012. At the time of his death Glenn had eight grandchildren, Login to read more