Allen Jacob Cook, 55 of Harbor City, CA, and previously of Hudson, IA, died May 21 at home. He was born in Iowa City, IA on March 17, 1964, son of James and Lois (Forbes) Cook. Allen graduated from Hudson High in 1983 and had been a certified automotive smog inspector in California. He married Sheila Sergeant on March 7, 1992 in Hudson and they had one daughter, Samantha. Allen held jobs as a welder, camera technician and was a mechanic for several years. He was also an avid gem and coin collector. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Darnel. Survivors also include a brother, Randy (Michelle) and sister Wendy, both of Hudson. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 on Thursday, May 30 at Lighthouse Memorials and Reception in Redondo Beach, CA, with a graveside service in Hudson at a later date.

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  1. I am so sorry for your loss Sheila. We loved our week we spent with you and Allen in Puerto Vallarta and thought of you often since that wonderful week. Just hard to believe he has passed. Hugs and prayers from Eric and Brenda from Illinois.

  2. Dearest Sheila and Samantha,

    I was deeply saddened to hear of the passing of your Beloved Husband and Father.
    Will always remember the “Good Old Days” in the beginning at Shadowbrook. The Pool with the kids, beers, BBQ’s, good friends and neighbors.
    Sending Our Sincere Sympathy to you both. Love Always, Laura, Noel , Bailey Shemberg

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