Monday, June 27, 2016

Bobby Cook

Robert Bernard Cook

April 1, 1923
Harvard, IL

October 11, 2004
Lake Geneva, WI

1938-39 Harvard High School - Illinois (High School)
1939-40 Harvard High School - Illinois (High School)
1940-41 Harvard High School - Illinois (High School)
1945-46 University of Wisconsin (College)
1946-47 University of Wisconsin (College)
1947-48 University of Wisconsin (College)
1948-49 Sheboygan Redskins (NBL)
1949-50 Sheboygan Redskins (NBA)
1950-51 Sheboygan Redskins (NPBL)
1951-52 Sheboygan Redskins (Independent) - Player / coach

Born to Rudolph and Clara Cook in Harvard, Illinois, Cook entered the U.S. Navy for service during World War 2. After his time in the navy, he attended Wisconsin, playing basketball and baseball.

He later owned and operated a car dealership until retiring in 1996.

He married Verone Hetland (1928-2010) in 1950 and had two daughters and two sons.

Grave and Obit


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