It is with great sadness, that we announce the passing of a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend. Lorne Cook passed away peacefully on April 24, 2018, with his loving wife by his side at Overlander Extended Care. Lorne is survived by his loving wife Evelyn of 63 years, his four sons; Rod(Judy), Randy(Muki), Tim(Sheila), Corey(Shannon) and one daughter, Patti (Glenn). As well as seven grand children and two great grandchildren; Jayme, Jenna, Kole, Lexi, Nicole, Mitch, Mathew, two sisters, one brother and numerous nieces and nephews’. Lorne is pre deceased by his loving son Ted Cook along with 8 sisters and one brother.
Lorne was born in Readlyn Sask. on August 26, 1928 to Rasmus and Albina Cook. Dad was one of 12 children. During his time in Sask. he was a carpenter and a butcher. Lorne and Evelyn moved to Kamloops in 1970 and he worked in construction finally retiring from CNR Work Equipment. He enjoyed entertaining friends and family and took great pride in his garden, to which he was famous for his horse radish and wine making. The family would like to thank the nurses on seven north at RIH and to all the nurses at Overlander in Evergreen.
A Memorial tea for Lorne will be on Saturday June 16, 2018 in the Kamloops Funeral Home 285 Fortune Drive, at 11am.