William Franklin “Bill” Cook

June 07, 1933 - August 24, 2023

William Franklin “Bill” Cook

June 07, 1933 - August 24, 2023


William F. (Bill) Cook, age 90 of Bellingham, WA passed away at his home on Thursday August 24, 2023. Bill was born June 7, 1933, in Midwest, WY. He married Gertrude C. (Gertie) Kortus in Las Vegas NV, on February 6, 1954. Bill and Gertie were married 40 years before her passing August 24, 1994.

Bill was a Korean Conflict and Vietnam War Veteran. He retired from the United States Air Force after serving 22 years. After moving to Whatcom County in 1970 he worked for the United States Post Office in Bellingham. He retired from delivering mail after 25 years in 1995.

Bill is survived by his sons, William (John) Cook and wife Anne of Hawaii, Darell Cook and wife Judy of Colorado,: 2 daughters, Debra (Debi) Woods and husband Ken of Ferndale and Patricia (Patti) Cook of Redmond, sisters Marcia Flynn and Jenell Cook from Oregon. Bill had 4 grandchildren, Katrina Cook, Shawn Cook, Jessica Quill and Chad Woods. He also had 3 great-grandsons, Carter Woods, Alexander Quill and Benjamin Quill.

As per his wishes, there will be no service.

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1 responses to William Franklin “Bill” Cook

  1. We will miss our very forthright, generous, and committed friend.

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