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Harold Edward Cooke

December 9, 1934 ~ December 20, 2023 (age 89) 89 Years Old

Harold Cooke Obituary

Harold Edward Cooke age 89 years of Eastend, Saskatchewan passed away on Wednesday, December 20th, 2023 at the Eastend Wolf Willow Health Centre.

Harold was born at Eastend, Saskatchewan on December 9th, 1934. He attended Wylie Country School, but deciding school wasn’t for him he entered the work force. Throughout his years he had many different jobs besides farming; he built Army huts in High River AB, assembled seed drills for John Deere, was a Ranch hand feeding cows and pigs, helped put sewer lines in at Nanton AB, drove Cat building roads, was a plumber’s helper, did custom spray painting. Besides being a jack of all trades, he was a self-taught musician, he played guitar, fiddle, banjo, harmonica and mandolin. There were many memorable family sing a-longs. He was a kind and generous person always willing to help anyone.

He married Eunice Peterson on Dec 6, 1954. They farmed and enjoyed country life raising, at that time, their five girls. They bought their first home and moved into Eastend in 1968, where in 1974 their son was born. Harold continued to farm and always had some entrepreneurial sideline like cows, pigs, sheep and even rabbits.

He is predeceased by his wife Eunice, his brother Francis Cooke and wife Merna, his sister Florence Buck and husband Linnis, his brother in-law Delwood Buck, his brother-in-law John Hansen, his sister Marylou Herrick and husband Glen, his sister Berniece Reed, his sister-in-law Chlora Banford and husband Richard, son-in-law Wayne McGregor and grandson Clayton Schulze.

He is survived by his daughter Brenda Cooke of Swift Current, his daughter Haroldine Schulze (George) of Eastend and granddaughter Adele Dieterle (Nick), great grandchildren Kaitlyn and Logan; grandson Nathan Schulze (Nicole), great grandchildren Noah and Avienah; his daughter Sheryl Wolf (Les) of Jackfish Lake and granddaughter Shelley Scheibner (CJ Vessey), great grandson Aiden, granddaughter Kristen Smith (Arron) great grandchildren Taya and Ryder; grandson Terry McGregor (Bobbie); his daughter Laurie Reynolds (Wynn) of Eastend and grandson Ryan Reynolds (Shawna), great grandchildren Carter and Jack, grandson Shawn Reynolds (Jenna); his daughter Nancy Kerr (Scot) of Taber and grandchildren, Tyneil Kerr (David), Kyla Kerr (Colton), Marissa Kerr (Taylor); his son Jason Cooke and grandchildren Mason Smeby and Danica Smeby; his sister Alice Buck of Gull Lake; his sister Linda Hansen of Ponoka AB; his sister-in-law Della Dornhofer of Rocklin California, as well as by several nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of life will be held at a later date.

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