Jon Lowell Cook

Jon Lowell Cook, 84, of Ft. Dodge, died on Friday, April 19, 2024, in Burlington.

A celebration of life will be held on May 18, 2024, from 1-4 PM, at Manning Hall next to St. Alphonsus Church in Mt. Pleasant.

Jon was born October 24, 1939, in Ft. Dodge to Archie and Myrtle Cook. He graduated from St. Edmond Catholic School and went on to attend Wayne State College.

He was a  teacher (37 years) and Coach (cross-country, track, football, basketball) for the Mt. Pleasant School District.  Mr. Cook was Mt. Pleasant’s first cross-country coach.

He is survived by his wife, Helen, five children and fourteen grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Jon’s honor may be directed to the cross country teams at St. Edmond Catholic School, 2220 4th Avenue North, Ft. Dodge, IA 50501.

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