In memory of
Donald Cook
In memory of
Donald Cook
Cook, Donald Donald Peter Cook, 89, of Grand Rapids met his savior face to face, on Saturday June 27, 2020. He was born on October 24, 1930 in Grand Rapids to Peter J. and Jennie Cook. He was united in marriage on August 4, 1950 to Barbara Ann LePard, who passed away in 2006.Donald is survived by his children Donald (Kathy) Cook, Tim (Ann) Cook and Dawn (Mike) Trasky. He is also survived by eight grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.He was preceded in death by his wife Barb, parents and siblings Fannie Afman, Robert Cook, Harold Cook and Jane Sund.Donald had a servant's heart. He was very involved at Wealthy Park Baptist Church, later known as Plainfield Baptist Church. He was the head usher for many years, drove the church bus, and was known as "The Candyman", as he always had a pocket full of smarties for the children of the church. He also volunteered at the Michigan Christian Home for many years, making popcorn for the residents. To his family, he was known as a loving grandpa and great-grandpa. He had a great sense of humor and could whistle beautifully. He was the "fix it man", as there was nothing he couldn't fix. He also loved to bake and made many wedding cakes for family and friends.Visitation for Donald will be held Thursday at Plainfield Baptist Church, 1750 Woodworth St. NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49525 from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral at 11 a.m. Guests are asked to wear a mask while at church. The family would like to thank Spectrum Hospice for their excellent care. Donations in his memory may be made to Spectrum Hospice or Plainfield Baptist Church.
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Grand Rapids, MI 49505
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In memory of
Donald Cook
Cook, Donald Donald Peter Cook, 89, of Grand Rapids met his savior face to face, on Saturday June 27, 2020. He was born on October 24, 1930 in Grand Rapids to Peter J. and Jennie Cook. He was united in marriage on August 4, 1950 to Barbara Ann LePard, who passed away in 2006.Donald is survived by his children Donald (Kathy) Cook, Tim (Ann) Cook and Dawn (Mike) Trasky. He is also survived by eight grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.He was preceded in death by his wife Barb, parents and siblings Fannie Afman, Robert Cook, Harold Cook and Jane Sund.Donald had a servant's heart. He was very involved at Wealthy Park Baptist Church, later known as Plainfield Baptist Church. He was the head usher for many years, drove the church bus, and was known as "The Candyman", as he always had a pocket full of smarties for the children of the church. He also volunteered at the Michigan Christian Home for many years, making popcorn for the residents. To his family, he was known as a loving grandpa and great-grandpa. He had a great sense of humor and could whistle beautifully. He was the "fix it man", as there was nothing he couldn't fix. He also loved to bake and made many wedding cakes for family and friends.Visitation for Donald will be held Thursday at Plainfield Baptist Church, 1750 Woodworth St. NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49525 from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral at 11 a.m. Guests are asked to wear a mask while at church. The family would like to thank Spectrum Hospice for their excellent care. Donations in his memory may be made to Spectrum Hospice or Plainfield Baptist Church.
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Services Provided By
Reyers North Valley Chapel
2815 Fuller Ave Ne
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Past Services ╲╱
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