Archive for Thursday, December 12, 2002

Tyrrell D. Kooken

1944-2002

December 12, 2002

Memorial services for Tyrrell D. Kooken, 58, Kansas City, Kan., were Friday, Dec. 6, at Maple Hill Funeral Home, Kansas City, Kan.

Mr. Kooken died Sunday, Dec. 1, 2002, at Providence Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan.

He was born Feb. 15, 1944, in Scottsbluff, Neb., the son of Wayne and Violet (Radar) Kooken.

Mr. Kooken served in the U.S. Marine Corps in the Vietnam War. He retired from J.E. Dunn in June as a carpenter foreman. He was a member of National Rifle Assn., Carpenter Union Local No. 168 and MABA.

He married Bea Licodo. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include two sons, Ben Kooken, Olathe, and Ed Kooken, Twentynine Palms, Calif.; two daughters, Debra Pierce, Kansas City, Kan., and Barbie Hartwell, Lawrence, who teaches at Nottingham Elementary School in Eudora; two brothers, Waymond Kooken, Olathe, and L.G. Kooken, Ulysses; four sisters, Darlene Kraft, Gravois Mills, Mo., Darla Kelley, Pasadena, Texas, Doris Randolph, San Antonio, and Shirley Kooken, Bremerton, Wash.; and 11 grandchildren.

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