June 15, 1940 – May 30, 2015
It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Kenneth Raymond Cook. Ken left this world peacefully with his loved ones at his side at Talarico Place.
Ken was born to Alfred and Margaret Cook in Fort St. John BC. Ken moved to BC as a child and grew up in Pass Creek and Nelson.
Ken meet the love of his life Donna in 1962. They married Jan 6, 1967 and went on to have 5 beautiful children. Ken moved his young family to Ontario in 1972 to offer them a better life. He worked as a cook and a school bus driver for many years.
Ken was a drummer in his younger days and was an avid music lover his entire life.
Ken and Donna moved back to Castlegar in 2006 to retire to be closer to their grandchildren.
Ken was predeceased by his father and mother Alfred and Margaret Cook and his infant son Steven. Ken is survived by his loving wife Donna, children Michael, Castlegar, Marvin (Jeanette), Castlegar, Rebecca (Zoran), Mississauga, and Frankie, Fruitvale, grandchildren Kyle (Kayla), Stephanie, Charlene, Steven, Bobby, Cody, Michael, Cory and great grandson Aiden, Sister Fern (Bill) Cooper, Nelson, nephew Kevin (Samantha) Cooper, Vancouver, niece Corinna (Dwayne) Dixon, Cochrane, and many extended family and numerous wonderful friends.
The family wishes to thank, Dr. Aukenbauer, Castlegar Funeral home and the truly amazing staff at Talarico place for the wonderful care given to dad.
Cremation to take place at the direction of the Castlegar Funeral Home. A memorial service will take place at a later date.