Ethel Jane Cook
1933 – 2013
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Ethel Jane Cook on Saturday, September 28, 2013. She is survived by Wayne (Sherry) of Vancouver Island; Brenda (Larry) of Prince Albert, SK; Gary (Wendy) of Cranbrook; Lyle (Heather) of Preeceville, SK; Dale (Deb), Lorne (Lynn) and Bradley of Cranbrook; as well as sixteen grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; one brother and four sisters. Ethel was predeceased by her husband Walter “Ken” Cook in 2012, her parents Alfred and Marjorie Nightingale, brothers Wilfred, Dennis and Larry Nightingale.
Ethel was born on August 14, 1933 in Okla, Saskatchewan. She farmed with Ken at Hazel Dell until they moved to Cranbrook, BC in 1973. Ethel and Ken owned and operated gravel and logging trucks until retiring in 1998. Together they traveled throughout BC, Alberta and Saskatchewan enjoying pony chuckwagon racing, camping and visiting friends and family. Her greatest enjoyment was her family, cherishing her time with grandchildren and great grandchildren.
A celebration of Ethel’s Life will be held on Friday, October 4 at 2:00 pm in the McPherson Funeral Home Chapel in Cranbrook. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Make-A-Wish Foundation www.makeawish.ca #112, 2025 – West Broadway, Vancouver, BC, V6J 1Z6.
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