Darrel Frances De Cook passed away at Salmon Arm, BC on Wednesday, May 12, 2010, after a brief struggle with cancer. Aged 70 years. Darrel will be sadly missed by his loving daughter Darilyn Van Dresar of Enderby, BC; grandsons Stefan and Christopher Van Dresar; sister Leatrice Jacques (Loren) of Crossfield, AB; brothers Laverne De Cook of New Zealand and Ronald Tolkefson of Calgary, AB; favourite nephew Kerry Short of Stettler, AB; nieces, nephews and extended family. Darrel will also be lovingly remembered by long time companion Margaret Langston of Armstrong,BC. He was predeceased by wife Lynne, son Jeffery, parents Verna & Ernest and sister Joyce. A long time resident of Enderby, Darrel moved to Salmon Arm for a brief time, then to Armstrong in 2007 where he has resided since. Darrel’s grandsons were his pride and joy. He enjoyed camping, scenic drives, having coffee with the bunch in Armstrong and Enderby. A Funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at Personal Alternative Funeral Chapel, 2980 Smith Drive, Armstrong. Interment to follow in family plot of Cliffside Cemetery, Enderby.
Arrangements in the care of Personal Alternative Funeral Services, Armstrong, 250 546-7237.