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Ronald L. Cowboy Cook
1940 - 2017
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Ronald L. “Cowboy” Cook, 77, Platteville, died on Tuesday, Aug. 15 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison.

Funeral services were at 11 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 21 at the Melby Funeral Home & Crematory in Platteville.  Pastor Mary Ann Floerke officiated. Burial was at Hillside Cemetery in Platteville, where military rites were accorded by VFW Post #5274 and American Legion Post #42. Visitation was from 2–6 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 20 at the Melby Funeral Home & Crematory and from 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Monday. Memorials may be made to the Ronald L. “Cowboy” Cook Memorial Fund.  Online condolences may made at

A complete obituary is in the August 23, 2017 issue of The Platteville Journal.