Funeral services for Claude Paul Cooke, 62, of Bellingham and formerly of the Colockum and Entiat, will be held from the Jones and Jones Chapel, Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock. The Rev. George W. Pratt of Entiat will officiate, and interment will be in the Wenatchee Cemetery. R. E. Patterson will sing, with Miss Carolyn Sterling at the organ.
Mr. Cooke died in a Bellingham Hospital Friday evening, following an illness of two years. Born July 4, 1882 in Ellensburg, he grew to manhood there and was married to Emma Storey in 1908  at Wenatchee. He lived for many years on the Colockum and at Entiat until 1937, when he moved to the coast.
He is survived by his widow, his mother, Mrs. Edwin N. Cooke, of Bellingham; two sons, George E. of the U.S. Navy, Claude P. Cooke of the U.S. merchant marine; six daughters, Mrs. John Olin, of Entiat, Mrs. Paul Carson of Kirkland, Mrs. Sam Morical of Brewster, Mrs. Arthur Gray, Mrs. Fred Strong and Mrs. Ed Pierce, all of Bellingham; one brother, J. S. Cooke of Bethel, Alaska, and 8 grandchildren.
The body was received by Jones and Jones this morning, accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. John Olin of Entiat.
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman