PHOENIX — Richard Dale Cook (Rick), 53, of Phoenix, Ariz., died from a massive heart attack on Dec. 13, 2009.
He was born in Osmond, Neb. He gave over 27 years of service to the Arizona Department of Transportation.
Rick is survived by: his wife, Carla Sanelli and step-son, Matthew Sanelli; mother, Helen Cook; daughter, Cari (Cris) Stammler; and grandchildren, Trevor and Eli; sister-in-law, Lynn Cook; nieces, Robbin (Joel) Cutsor, Heidi (Brian) Klevemann; and nephew, Christopher Cook.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Randy Cook and his father, Dale Cook.
Services will be held on Saturday, Dec. 19 at 1 p.m. at Shadow Mountain Mortuary in Phoenix, Ariz., and Monday, Dec. 21, at 2 p.m. at Augustana Lutheran Church in Genoa, Neb.
Memorial donations in Rick’s name may be made to the American Heart Association.