of Gregory, Michigan, age 84, passed to his heavenly home on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at his North Lake home. He was born on February 21, 1935 to Ruth and Alden Cook in Traverse City and moved to Ann Arbor at 3 years, calling it home until 1956. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Marilyn; daughter, Susan (John) Schnitzel; sons, Robert (Peggy), David (Jacque), and Steven (Julie); as well as 10 grandchildren and 1 great-granddaughter.  He is predeceased by his oldest son, Kenneth; parents, Ruth and Alden Cook; sister, Mary Cook Geddes; and brothers, Richard and Daniel. During his life, he served as a Marine, Real Estate Agent, Lumberman, and for many years as owner of Parent's Pride Diaper & Laundry Service.  

Cremation has taken place.  A celebration of his life will be held on Sunday, July 28th, from 1-3 pm at the Inverness Clubhouse. Private burial will be at Union Cemetery in Ypsilanti.  Performing a random act of kindness would be a wonderful way to remember and honor him. Many thanks to the Arbor Hospice Team. Arrangements by Cole Funeral Chapel.