William G. “Bill” Cook, 87, of Early, died Friday, May 25, 2007. A private memorial service with the family will be held at a later date. Cremation is under the direction of Davis-Morris Funeral Home, with interment at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery at Point Loma, San Diego, Calif.

He was born Jan. 11, 1920 in Atlantic, Iowa to Harry C. and Eleanor Glain Cook.