David Cooke, 64, of Great Falls, a U.S. Navy veteran and retired agriculture laborer, died of respiratory failure Sunday, Jan. 13, at a local hospital.
At his request, no services will be held. Schnider Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Survivors include his daughter, Chelie Wellcome of Great Falls; brothers Dale Cooke of Big Sandy and Rodney "Pete" Cooke of Malta; a sister, Booboo Mayhew of Dutton; and two grandchildren.
Published in Great Falls Tribune on Jan. 16, 2013