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Bob Cook of Never Miss a Super Bowl club dies

Posted on: February 14, 2011 10:18 pm
Edited on: February 14, 2011 10:57 pm
 
Posted by Andy Benoit
B. Cook (AP)
The four-man Never Miss a Super Bowl club, made famous by the Visa commercials, is down to three. Bob Cook of Brown Deer, WI, one of the stars of the commercial, passed away at the age of 79.

The lifelong Packer fan had attended 44 consecutive Super Bowls before missing the game in Dallas due to illness. He watched his Packers from his hospital room, which his wife decorated in green and gold.

Cook’s Super Bowl streak included years where he’d get free tickets, years where he’d show up in the host city with merely the hope of scoring seats and years where he made significant financial sacrifices to attend the game.

"I probably could have bought a better house or put a couple new cars in the garage" he said in January, according to the Associated Press. "It's all worth it and I'm very happy with my household and the way it is."

The former owner of Bob Cook's Vagabond Travel Service started going to Super Bowls when he was working in the travel business. When asked in January why he goes to every Super Bowl he said: "I don't like the season to end."

"When football's over I wait for the preseason," he said. "No, I wait for the draft. Then the preseason. Then the season. Then the post-season. I worked hard not to let it end."

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Comments

Since: Feb 22, 2007
Posted on: February 15, 2011 9:37 am
 

Bob Cook of Never Miss a Super Bowl club dies

Buckey Kurt -

This isn't the guy who said that.  This is the guy who said his goal was to make it to 50 superbowls.



Since: Jul 9, 2010
Posted on: February 15, 2011 9:14 am
 

Bob Cook of Never Miss a Super Bowl club dies

On the commercial, one of these dudes stated something along the lines of: "I've missed weddings, I've missed funerals, but I've never missed a Super Bowl". If this guy is the selfish bastard that said that statement I hope his kids miss his funeral to take in a Spring Training game somewhere.



Since: Jun 3, 2008
Posted on: February 15, 2011 9:14 am
 

Bob Cook of Never Miss a Super Bowl club dies

Rappy, you miserable low-life piece of scum.  It figures that only a Red Sux fan would stoop to such levels.  You're probably a pimple-faced seventeen year old who thinks you're going to live forever.  Let me tell you son, I hope the grim reaper has dulled his blade for you when its your turn, you incredibly insensitive Red Sux-deserving human bile.  Good luck finding a woman (if that's your preference) that deserves an evil toilet-licking dog butt-sniffing imitation human being such as yourself.  With warm regards, someone who wishes you never see another Super Bowl.



Since: Feb 14, 2007
Posted on: February 15, 2011 7:27 am
 

Bob Cook of Never Miss a Super Bowl club dies

Rappy, I said I want fries with that...

Bob, RIP dude.  Glad you 'lived' life under your terms...

GO PACKERS!



Since: Oct 2, 2006
Posted on: February 15, 2011 2:55 am
 

Bob Cook of Never Miss a Super Bowl club dies

Rappy, the "Reaper" also has your number written down, and when you stand before God, I'll bet you won't be so bold and insensitive. In fact, your lowlife knees will be shaking like leaves in a thunderstorm. You don't have a clue on how to act humane do you clod ???

I too, would have loved to talk to Bob Cook. What memories he must have had ! At least he got to see his team reclaim the Lombardi trophy !

Rest In Peace my friend.



Since: Oct 23, 2006
Posted on: February 15, 2011 2:49 am
 

Bob Cook of Never Miss a Super Bowl club dies

What mental age (2?) are you arsewipe to make such a comment about a bloke you never knew or quite possibly a club you've never heard of?
You are scum!
Don't care if I did bite, better to keep one's trap firmly shut and be thought a fool or open it and prove it beyond all doubt! Or in your case hide behind a keyboard.
How did you get to be All-Star writing the crap you do? Vote for yourself do you? Or get some sycophant, or in you cas phsyco pals to vote?
I'm done.
'Crazytrucker'



Since: Mar 24, 2008
Posted on: February 15, 2011 2:10 am
 

Bob Cook of Never Miss a Super Bowl club dies

R.I.P. Bob. What a great club to be a part of. He'll still never miss a Super Bowl up where he is. He gets to watch it with God! I mean C'mon! I'd take that over the lame Super Bowl parties anyday. I wonder if God was rooting for the Packers????



Since: May 18, 2009
Posted on: February 15, 2011 12:36 am
 

Bob Cook of Never Miss a Super Bowl club dies

Rappy...another incensitive son of a bitch with no RESPECT for anyone .Another stupid comment by another stupid IDIOT! Another one of these pricks who talk shi* behind a keyboard but couldn't back up their words if they were face to face because he'd probably shrivel up into a ball like a Bit-CH. Say that stuff to someone's face who's lost a loved one and see how good your mouth is when they shut it for ya.




Since: May 18, 2009
Posted on: February 15, 2011 12:29 am
 

Bob Cook of Never Miss a Super Bowl club dies

OIHoss...can't just pay respect to a man without taking a jab at a football player. Classy buddy.TOOL!



Since: Jan 7, 2011
Posted on: February 15, 2011 12:27 am
 

Bob Cook of Never Miss a Super Bowl club dies

RIP Mr Cook. You went out with your team on top and I would of loved to hear the stories of all the SB's you went to. Cheers!


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