William Ernest COOLEY
(Abt 1878-Bef 1940)
Estella Jane EDWARDS
Joseph Gibson BOWES
Lewis Mathew COOLEY
Ena Albertha BOWES
Richard J. COOLEY


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Patricia C. BOHNE

Richard J. COOLEY

  • Born: 28 Mar 1931, Fennimore, Grant, WI, USA
  • Married: 27 Jun 1951
  • Died: 14 May 2010, McFarland, Dane, WI, USA

   Research Notes:

"Richard "Dick", age 79, passed away at his home in Madison, surrounded by family and friends, on Friday. He was born to Lewis & Alberta (Bowes) Cooley. Dick graduated from Central High School in 1949, and served his country in the Marine Corps from January 1951 to December 1952.
On June 37, 1951, he was united in marriage to Patricia C. Bohne. Dick worked in the floor covering business all of his life, retiring from Serginians Floor Covering in Madison. He and his family were long time residents of McFarland.
Dick spent his summers shooting trap with friends and family. He loved to hunt and fish, and enjoyed snowmobiling and riding his ATV in the woods at Tomahawk, with his sister-in-law, and best friend, Jackie Bohne. Both avid Packers fans, they attended many Badgers football and hockey games. He had great times playing cards with family and friends.
Dick was a hardworking self professed 'scullery maid' in the kitchen of the VFW Hall in Cottage Grove.
He was a well loved grandpa to all of his grandchildren. According to his family and friends, he made the absolute best grilled garlic chicken. Dick was an honorary member of VFW Post 7591, a member of American Legion Post 0534 for 18 years, and a member of Hope Rod and Gun Club...."


   Marriage Information:

Richard married Patricia C. BOHNE on 27 Jun 1951.

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