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Edward “Ed” Raymond DeCook U.S. Veteran

March 15, 1931 - March 23, 2013

Edward (Ed) Raymond DeCook, 82, of Jefferson City, passed away Saturday, March 23, 2013, at Adams Street Place Nursing Home, in Jefferson City. He was born March 15, 1931, in Chicago, Ill., the son of the late Joseph and Josephine (Smet) DeCook. Ed served in the United States Army. Ed enjoyed drinking coffee with friends, spending time with his grandchildren, and his beloved Chihuahua, Pickles. Survivors include three daughters: Denice DeCook of Wichita, Kansas; Dori DeCook of Jefferson City, Missouri; and Danielle DeCook (Kelvin) of Holts Summit, Missouri; one son: Jay DeCook (Christina) of St. Charles, Missouri; four grandchildren: Gabriel Lowery, Julius Lowery, Brooklyn DeCook, and Jackson DeCook. He was preceded in death by one son: Edward "Rick" DeCook; and four brothers: Alphonse DeCook, Cesar DeCook, Robert DeCook, and Richard DeCook. Private family services are being held at a later date. Those wishing to make a memorial contribution can do so by mailing the Disabled American Veterans Organization at: Disabled American Veterans Attention: GIFT PROCESSING P.O. Box 14301 Cincinnati, OH 45250-030. To send condolences to the DeCook family you may visit www.MemorialCremationServices.com. Arrangements are under the direction of MEMORIAL CREMATION & BURIAL SERVICES, Jefferson City, Missouri (573) 636-2424.

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