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Michael G. Cook

July 24, 1951 ~ April 3, 2021 (age 69)

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Obituary

Michael G. Cook, 69, of Decatur, IN, passed away on Saturday, April 3, 2021, at Hospice Home in Fort Wayne. He was born in Adams County, IN, on July 24, 1951, the son of the late Gerald F. and Marcella L. “Sally” (Scherry) Cook. On August 7, 1994, he married Naomi Lash.

He was a member of Decatur Church of God and had served on the Board of Elders. Michael loved his church family, enjoyed Promise Keepers and seeing men worship. He was also a greeter at church and was devoted to spending time visiting shut-ins.

Michael attended International Business College, after graduating high school, and he also went to Reppert School of Auctioneering. Michael was a lifelong farmer and also worked for National Oil & Gas for 32 years, delivering fuel.

He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Naomi (Lash) Cook of Decatur; a son, Shawn (Andrea) Cook of Indianapolis, IN; a daughter, Jacie (Derek) Miller of Indianapolis, IN; a step daughter, Cheryl (Greg) Hill of Powell, TN; a step son, Kent (Zirada) Rust of Westfield, IN; a sister, Susan (Roy) Wells of Hartford City; 2 grandchildren; 7 step grandchildren.

Michael was preceded in death by 2 brothers, twins in infancy, Terry and Larry.

Visitation will be from 2:00 - 7:00 pm on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home.

A Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 am on Thursday, April 8, 2021, at Decatur Church of God, with one hour visitation prior to the service. Pastor Don Smith will be officiating.

Memorials may be made to Decatur Church of God Mission Fund or Samaritans Purse.

To send flowers to Michael's family, please visit our floral store.


Services

Visitation
Wednesday
April 7, 2021

2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home
225 West Adams Street
Decatur, IN 46733

Visitation
Thursday
April 8, 2021

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Decatur Church of God
1129 Mercer Ave
Decatur, IN 46733

Funeral Service
Thursday
April 8, 2021

10:30 AM
Decatur Church of God
1129 Mercer Ave
Decatur, IN 46733

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