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Funeral services for John R. Cookman, who passed away Monday at his home in Maricopa, will be held Saturday at 10 a.m., in the Erickson and Brown Funeral Chapel. Worshipper Master, W.E. Cawelti, of the Maricopa Lodge 434 will officiate and burial will follow in the West Side Cemetery. Mr. Cookman was retired teacher and superintendent of Maricopa Schools and also served as a City Treasurer for several years. He was a native of Kentucky and was born April 22, 1875. He has resided in Maricopa for approximately 35 years. No known realtives survive.