Leonard Almon Cook, 100 years of age, passed away peacefully on November 20, 2014 in Salmon Arm.
Len was born in Neapolis Alberta March 1, 1914 to John and Alice (nee Ward) Cook.
Len lived the first half of his life in the Didsbury & Cermona area of Alberta as a farmer.
Len moved his wife, Elizabeth and 8 of his 12 children to Salmon Arm in October of 1967 where he lived the next 47 years of his life.
Len took enjoyment in golfing, hunting, and bowling. Len continued to golf until the age of 96 & bowl until 98.
Leonard is survived by 11 children: Lloyd (Loretta) Brooks, AB; Daniel Pigeon Lake, AB; Jeanie Salmon Arm; Linda Courtney, BC; Kathy (Gary) Calgary, AB; Joan (Mark) Salmon Arm; Evelyn Salmon Arm; Allan (Barb) Salmon Arm; Shirley (Chris) Salmon Arm; Donna Salmon Arm; Bryan Vernon, BC. As well as 25 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren, and 1 great-great grandchild.
Leonard is preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Elizabeth (nee McArthur) Cook September 5, 2001 and his daughter Marjorie Elizabeth Cook October 17, 1997.
The family would like to extend our gratitude to Dr Heunis for the care and compassion he gave to our father .
We would like to express our appreciation to the community nurses, care aids, and the health team at Bastion.
A celebration of life will be planned for the summer of 2015. Details to be announced.
Arrangements entrusted to FISCHER’S FUNERAL SERVICES & CREMATORIUM LTD., Salmon Arm, (250) 833-112. EMAIL condolences and share memories at www.fischersfuneralservices.com.