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Sheryl K. Cook, 55

December 2, 2011

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Dec. 16 at The Church of the Nazarene, N9004 Country Homes Blvd, Spokane, for Deer Park resident Sheryl K. (Evans) Cook, 55, who passed away on Nov. 11.
Born on Sept. 30, 1956, in Whittier, Calif. as the second child of WD "Dub" and Woodene Evans, the family moved to the Spokane area in 1966. She graduated from Riverside High School in 1974.
She married her high school sweetheart Rick Cook and were together for 35 years and raised three children. After two long years in Anchorage, Alaska, they returned to the Inland Northwest and built their family home in the Deer Park area near her parent's homestead.
Mrs. Cook had a long career with the Spokane County Sheriff's Office at the Spokane County Jail where she achieved the rank of sergeant.
She enjoyed gardening and spent countless hours tending her flowers and gardens. She also enjoyed entertaining and frequently catered weddings and parties at their country home.
Mrs. Cook also loved to travel and enjoyed family vacations in Mexico, and after her children were raised, frequently traveled around the country.
Sheryl is survived by her husband, Rick Cook; three children, Keith Cook, Somer Cook Acton and Alisha Cook; two siblings, Cynthia Evans Mantese and WD "Dub" Evans Jr.; four grandchildren; and one niece.
The family requests memorials be made to Hospice of Spokane.
Riplinger Funeral Home and Crematory, Spokane, is entrusted with arrangements. An online guestbook is available at

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