De Cook, Audrey Esme
DE COOK, Audrey Esme of Peachland, BC. passed away peacefully at Summerland Seniors’ Village on May 23rd, 2013 at the age of 99 years. Audrey was born in Albion Ridge, Alberta on November 21st, 1913 and spent the early years of her childhood there. In her early teens the family moved to a dairy farm in Oregon and Audrey attended school in Coos Bay. She later returned to Alberta and married Frank De Cook, a neighbour, when she was seventeen. They farmed together in Alberta and later moved to BC where they owned and operated a guest ranch for many years. She was sadly predeceased by her husband Frank as well as sons; Stanley, Jim, and Len. Audrey will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by her children; Mel De Cook of Kamloops, Joan De Cook and Del Jones both of Peachland as well as ten grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren, and four great-great grandchildren. A Celebration of Life will be held at St. Alban’s Anglican Church 501 Brink Street, Ashcroft, BC. on Wednesday, June 26th, 2013 at 11:00am. Reverend Jim White will officiate. Interment of the urn will follow at Ashcroft Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made in Audrey’s memory to the Canadian Cancer Society. Condolences may be offered to the family by visiting www.hansonsfuneral.ca.