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Obituary: Cool

Philip F. Cool, 69, of Streator, passed away Monday, July 30, 2018 at 12:25 a.m. at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, IL.

His service will be held Friday, August 3, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Duffy-Baier-Snedecor Funeral Home in Pontiac with Father Adam Cesarek officiating. Cremation rites will be accorded.

Visitation will be Friday, August 3, 2018 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at Duffy-Baier-Snedecor Funeral Home in Pontiac.

Duffy-Baier-Snedecor Funeral Home, Pontiac, is in charge of arrangements.

Philip was born August 27, 1948 in Streator, IL to Floyd and Helen (Schaefer) Cool. He married Judith E. Nelson on June 10, 1972. She survives in Streator, IL

Also surviving are his children, Michael C. Cool of Pontiac, IL and Jennifer M. (Brandon) Mason of Lexington, IL; brother, Rick Cool of Indiana; grandchildren, Grasey Cool of Pontiac, IL and Jazmyn Mason of Lexington, IL.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, John P. Cool and Mark Cool.

Philip was a graduate of Cornell High School. He served in the U.S. Marines in Vietnam 1968-1972. He worked as a truck driver for US Foods for over 30 years retiring in 2009. He was a member of Cornell VFW, Cornell Lyons Club, and Streator Knights of Columbus. Philip especially loved fishing and boating.

Memorials may be made to the Cornell VFW.

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