Donald L. Cook, age 80 of Bellingham passed away on June 21, 2023. He was born on
September 2, 1942 in Holton, Kansas to Forest & Gladys Cook.
Don grew up in Bellingham, Wa where he met his wife of 64 years Diana they raised three
daughters. They loved the outdoors and through the years enjoyed many camping trips that
included fishing, hunting and special time spent with family and friends. Don was an avid
fisherman and he enjoyed his time on the river and bay. He loved music and sharing favorite
songs with family to listen to, he enjoyed sports and rooting for the Gonzaga Basketball Team.
He was loved by many.
Don is survived by his wife Diana, three daughters Sherri (Kelly) Vargo, Lorri (Jerry) Jorgenson,
Darla (Paul) House, 5 Grandchildren, 10 Great Grandchildren, 1 Great Great Grandaughter.
Don is also survived by one Brother Terry (Marie) Cook and two Sisters Joanne Loomis &
The family would like to thank the wonderful care by nurses and staff at the Whatcom Hospice
House. In lieu of flowers please make donations to Whatcom Hospice House 2800 Douglas
Ave, Bellingham Wa 98225.