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Brooke + Tyler

In Loving Memory

Cook, Otto J.

August 30, 1930 - April 6, 2024

Saturday, April 6, 2024.

Beloved husband of Jannie Cook (nee Hampton); loving father of Janell (Larry) DeClue and the late Annette Joan Cook; adoring grandfather of Tyler (Brooke) DeClue and Melissa DeClue; cherished great-grandfather of Halle Jane Houska, dear brother of Robert (the late Willadean) Cook, Shirley (Fred) Portwood and the late Donald Lee (Louellen), Elmer (June), Delmar and John (Beverly) Cook; dear brother-in-law of the late Leslie (surviving Audrey) Hampton, Louie Hampton, Hetty (Joe) Tansca and Ervin Hampton. Our dearest uncle, great-uncle, great-great-uncle, cousin and friend to many.

Visitation at Kutis Affton Chapel 10151 Gravois Rd. 63123 on Wednesday, April 10 from 4-8 pm. with Funeral Service on Thursday, April 11 at 11:30 am. Interment at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions to Davis Upper Bee Fork Cemetery appreciated.


11 thoughts on “Cook, Otto J.”

  1. Cook/DeClue Family,
    We want to express our deepest condolences to you and your family in these trying times. He maybe gone but he will never be forgotten. Prays and loves to each one of you.

  2. Our deepest condolences to the entire Cook/DeClue family. Otto was loved by many and will be missed greatly. <3 With love, Elise Maletich and Jake Hirsekorn

  3. May God’s peace bring you solace and comfort in your time of grief. Mike and I deeply sorry for your loss.

    Our prayers are with all your family,
    Mike and Rhonda Austill

  4. We are deeply sorry for your loss. May God’s love and peace surround you, providing solace during this difficult time. Otto’s love and nurturing spirit will forever be remembered.
    Love and prayers,
    Mike and Rhonda Austill

  5. I am so deeply sorry for your loss. Prayers for everyone. Otto was such a sweet man! He loved telling the story of when I knocked over the Christmas tree. I have a lot of fun memories of our families hanging out together. Heaven gained a good man. Love and prayers, Jackie (Walker) Piercy.

  6. Our deepest sympathy to the Cook family. Otto was a wonderful man who loved his family and lived his best life everyday. He was always happy to see you and never met a stranger. His smile was great. He will be missed but has left so many memories to cherish. You all are in our prayers.

  7. The family memories will never be forgotten. So many summer’s spent at the cabin with all the Cook family. Otto will be greatly missed. Deepest sympathy prayers for the family. Otto is with his Jesus praising his Creator. God be with and bless the Cook family.

  8. Our prayers with the entire Cook and DeClue family.

    God our Father,
    Your power brings us to birth,
    Your providence guides our lives,
    and by Your command we return to dust.
    Lord, those who die still live in Your presence,
    their lives change, but do not end.
    I pray in hope for their family,
    relatives and friends,
    and for all the dead known to You alone.
    In company with Christ,
    Who died and now lives,
    may they rejoice in your kingdom,
    where all our tears are wiped away.
    Unite us together again in one family,
    to sing your praise forever and ever.

  9. So many memories of the good times we spent together. Otto will be missed. May the Lord bless you as you go forward.

  10. We are so sorry to learn of Otto’s passing. He was such a dear man with a heart of gold. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Cook and DeClue families.


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