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Charles "Cookie" John Yagodzinski
Date of Death: August, 19 0201
          Charles "Cookie" John Yagodzinski Jr., 73, Spalding, passed away on Sunday, August 19, 2018 at Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee. He was born in Menominee on November 6, 1944, son of the late Charles J. and Katherine (Zemba) Yagodzinski.
          Cookie proudly served in the National Guard during the Detroit Riots.
          Cookie enjoyed cheering on the Minnesota Vikings, collecting coins, and taking trips to the casino.
          He is survived by his children: Kevin (Mary) Yagodzinski and Kristie Yagodzinski, grandchildren: Megan (Peter Kleikamp) Yagodzinski, Amanda (David Reaser) St. Juliana, Jacob (Taylor Gehrcke) St. Juliana, and Benjamin Yagodzinski, great grandchildren: Evan and Lily Kleikamp, siblings: Frank Yagodzinski and Dorothy Marcouiller, as well as many nieces and nephews.
          Cookie was preceded in death by his parents, sister in law: Olga Yagodzinski, and brother in law: Jim Marcouiller.
          Friends may call from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. (CST) on Thursday, August 30, 2018 at the Allo Coolman Funeral Home in Spalding. Military rites will follow the visitation at 3 p.m. (CST) presented by the Tony Revord American Legion Post 244.
          Please visit to send online condolences to his family.
          The Allo Coolman Funeral Homes are assisting the Yagodzinski family.

  • "Kevin, Kristie, Frankie, Dorothy sorry to hear about the passing of your dad & brother. Please accept my condolence. Cookie & my brothers spent many days together in our early years & will remember the good times we had. He will be in my thoughts Thursday. God bless. Cousin Con & Paula"
    -Con Yagodzinski

  • "Dear Dorothy, Frankie, Kristie and Kevin, a bit of a shock to hear of the passing of Cookie. I thought of him as an interesting man and I smile when I think of the times I was visiting with him. You will be in my thoughts and prayers. (I am a nephew of Dorothy and Jim Marcouiller)"
    -Rich Kalina

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