Larry Cook, 72, of Rockford, Ill., formerly of Manchester, died Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011, at home with his family and partner by his side. Cremation services were held Dec. 14 at Christ Church Unity.
Larry was born May 9, 1939, in Delaware County, the son of Forrest and Irene (Rossow) Cook. He graduated from Manchester High School in 1956. He entered the U.S. Navy in 1957 and was honorably discharged in 1966.
He was married to Sharon DeLancey March 29, 1959, in Manchester. Larry retired from the U.S. Postal Service in Chicago in 1993, after 24 years of service. He held many postal positions in and around Manchester.
Local survivors include a daughter, Melanie M. Mead (Craig) of North Liberty.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Ronald.
Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice. Online condolences may be left at www.fitzgeraldfh.com.