- RCMP bust two connected to local drug operation
- This needs to make us think and act
- Cranbrook SAR rescue hiker off Fisher
- Minimum wage to increase Sept. 15
- Local aid package being assembled for Fort McMurray
- Grassfire quickly contained at Fort Steele
- Never met, but never forgotten
- Young boy found by searchers
- Fort Mac wildfire stresses importance of WUI
- Nine wolves removed from South Selkirks
Obituary for Walter Cook “Ken”Posted: August 28, 2012
Walter “Ken” Cook
1932 – 2012
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Walter “Ken” Cook on Saturday, August 25, 2012. He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years Ethel; Wayne (Sherry) of Vancouver Island; Brenda (Larry) of Prince Albert, SK; Gary (Wendy) of Cranbrook; Lyle (Heather) of Preeceville, SK; Dale (Deb), Lorene (Lynn) and Bradley of Cranbrook; as well as 16 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; five brothers and four sisters. Ken was predeceased by his parents Kenneth and Margaret Cook.
Ken was born on September 29, 1932 at Windy Lake, Saskatchewan. He farmed at Hazeldell, Saskatchewan until he moved to Cranbrook in 1973. Ken owned and operated gravel and logging trucks until he semi-retired to pursue his love of training and racing pony chuckwagon horses.
A visitation for Ken will be held on Friday, August 31, 2012 at McPherson Funeral Home in Cranbrook from 7:00 pm until 9:00 pm. A Celebration Of Ken’s Life on Saturday, September 1, 2012 at 2:00 pm in McPherson’s Funeral Chapel in Cranbrook. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Okanagan/Kootenays Area Office, #4, 1551 – Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna, British Columbia, V1Y 9M9.
Arrangements entrusted to McPherson Funeral Service.
Condolences for the family can be offered at:
Feature photo courtesy of Through My Eyes PhotographyTags: McPherson Funeral ServiceObituaryObituary for Walter Cook "Ken"Through My Eyes Photography
ICE select Peyton Krebs first overall> Read More
RDEK stresses emergency preparedness> Read More
Real Talks provide leadership in prevention> Read More
Ram into Summer tees-off June 13> Read More
Recreation Infrastructure Grants announced> Read More
Valdy performing in Fernie May 21> Read More
Refugee fundraiser planned for July> Read More
Fire Flow Testing Program continues to May 14> Read More