Norman DeVere Cook, 79, Indianapolis

Norman DeVere Cook, 79, of Indianapolis, died Saturday (November 18) at Community North Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born in Indianapolis October 9, 1938, Clifton and Virginia (Richey) Cook.

Norman, who also lived in English, Petersburg, and Jasper,l grew up in English where he graduated from high school. He served in the United States Army and worked as a printer at his own print shop, Cook’s Printing, in Petersburg and Princeton.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Trilla “Marlene” (Linton) Cook, Cookeville, Tennessee; two sons, Timothy Cook and wife Tracy, Fishers, and Scott Cook and wife Julie, Cookeville, Tennessee; one daughter, Kelly Cochren, Bloomfield; two brothers, Melvin Cook, Indianapolis and Jack Cook, Birdseye; and six grandchildren, Matthew, Morgan, Mason, and Emma Cook, and Tim and Michael Cochren.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one brother, Bill Bauerly, and two sisters, Wanda Lane and Cleo “Cookie” Simpson.

Friends may call from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the Nass and Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg. Online condolences may be shared at Memorial services will be held at 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home with burial of his cremains to follow in the Birdseye Cemetery. Rev. Michael Cochren will officiate. Military graveside rites will be conducted by the VFW Post No. 2366 Memorial Detail.

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