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Date/Time: 09/18/2018 04:45PM
With deep sadness...

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pswith5 06/17/2018 06:31AM
Peace and comfort to you and your family!
nicek 06/16/2018 10:58PM
peace
AdamXChicago 06/16/2018 07:12PM
Just got back from a trip enjoying CCS equipment and am so saddened by this news. Thoughts and prayers out to you and your family, Dan.
mgraber 06/16/2018 06:51PM
Sorry to hear of this, I pray for peace and comfort to Dan and family.
schweady 06/15/2018 01:49PM
God's peace, Dan. The memorial funds choice is a swell one. Your memories of Karen live on in the preservation of this quiet place.
riverrunner 06/14/2018 03:21PM
Condolences Dan and family.

I met you and Karen at your parents' condo one time.


Jackfish 06/14/2018 11:02AM
nctry: "I was a little thrown off, Jackfish. You posted she passed on the third. I saw a deal saying she passed the 10th? "
Sorry about that. My original post has now been edited to the correct date.
nctry 06/14/2018 10:37AM
I was a little thrown off Jackfish. You posted she passed the third. I saw a deal saying she passed the 10th? No matter, it's very sad to have such people like Dan have to go through this. I think he's like a brother to many of us. Boppa, Housty9, magic paddler all have lost spouses in similar tragic ways the last few years. And the support of friendship, thoughts and prayers have been much appreciated by all. Dan has been a great supporter of us and for that I thank you Dan. I guess I'm just kinda thinking how lucky we are to have such a great circle of friends who care deeply about each other.
Love ya Dan! And God bless...
Love ya all....
em8260 06/14/2018 09:20AM
My condolences, God bless all of you.
gonorth1 06/14/2018 08:39AM
Dan, My thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.
Spartan2 06/14/2018 06:04AM
Very sorry to hear of your loss. Thoughts and prayers from the Spartans.
bwcasolo 06/14/2018 05:41AM
sympathy to you and your family dan.
andym 06/14/2018 12:24AM
Dan, thank you for telling us about the memorial fund. It is our privilege to honor Karen as you suggest.
timatkn 06/14/2018 12:17AM
My condolences to you and your family Dan.


T
Bannock 06/13/2018 09:40PM
Dan, all my best to you and yours. You are remembered in my prayers.
shawhh 06/13/2018 04:03PM
My sincerest condolences to the Cooke family.
Hawbakers 06/13/2018 03:15PM
My condolences to Dan and the family. I was thinking of you both when I drove by Lino Lakes today. Hugs and prayers sent.
campcrafter 06/13/2018 03:01PM
Sincerest condolences Dan to you and your family.


Blue Skies,
cc
missmolly 06/13/2018 02:59PM
"Remember to hug your loved ones and tell them often of how you love them."


Amen and thank you for the reminder, Dan.
Soledad 06/13/2018 02:38PM
So very sorry for your loss Dan.
shock 06/13/2018 01:42PM
Prayers sent , Dan , Wishing you and Family , the very best .
yellowcanoe 06/13/2018 12:38PM
Knew it was coming.. but heartbreaking nevertheless. Wishing you a kind of peace Dan as you learn your new role in life.


My sister in law died June 3 of bladder cancer. The end was coming but no one knew when. The quickness of it really hit her husband hard. He is struggling.
; after losing his soulmate of 45 years. May God grant you a different journey of less pain.
Dan Cooke 06/13/2018 12:19PM
Karen passsed the morning of Sunday, June 10, 2018. She asked that in lieu of flowers that donations to the Save the Boundary waters would be appreciated. https://www.savetheboundarywaters.org/KarenCookeMemorial

Karen and I met on the edge of the BWCAW and we need to protect it's waters and from possible irreversible pollution sources. She fought a good fight against Ovarian cancer for 2 1/2 yrs. She will be missed greatly by Me my family and all who knew her.

Thank you all for standing with me in prayers thoughts and vibes, for expressing your sympathy and condolences. They are felt and appreciated greatly. Remember to hug your loved ones and tell them often of how you love them.
waterdog 06/13/2018 12:03PM
So sad. Wishing family and friends comfort and peace.
BWPaddler 06/13/2018 11:25AM
Sincere condolences Dan and family. Sometimes I want to scream obscenities at that horrid disease that strikes good kind and loved people!


I am so very very sorry for your loss.
VaderStrom 06/13/2018 11:23AM
Very sad to hear. Praying for Dan and family.
Northwoodsman 06/13/2018 10:24AM
My prayers go out to the Cooke family. Sorry for your loss Dan. I only met Karen once, but I immediately knew that she was a terrific person.
HighnDry 06/13/2018 10:20AM
Sincere condolences to you and your family, Dan.
ducks 06/13/2018 09:28AM
Thoughts and prayers to Dan and his family. I never met Karen, but I know she was one great woman.


About 10 years ago when CCS had their 30th anniversary 30%off sale (each month of the year they had a different product 30% off) we purchased 2 pink Rucksacks for our young daughters as birthday presents. Karen found out that they were birthday presents and sewed two pink toiletry bags and sent them along w/ the packs w a Happy Birthday note for the girls.
TomP 06/13/2018 08:55AM
May perpetual light shine upon Karen.
adam 06/13/2018 08:53AM
Our condolences and prayers for your family Dan.
A1t2o 06/13/2018 07:55AM
I pray that the family finds peace and closure now that her suffering is over.
ParkerMag 06/13/2018 07:50AM
Very sad.
Deacon 06/13/2018 07:42AM
..With sadness and great hope...my prayers for all of you, Dan
gsfisher13 06/13/2018 07:19AM
Sorry to hear this news Dan, praying for you and the family.
dicecupmaker 06/13/2018 12:35AM
My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends. Peace
bhouse46 06/12/2018 11:21PM
A loss indeed. Well wishes for Dan and family.
ozarkpaddler 06/12/2018 10:45PM
Our thoughts and prayers go out to Dan and the rest of her family.
Wally13 06/12/2018 10:37PM
Dan ... so sorry to hear about Karen’s passing. Thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family at this most difficult time.
nctry 06/12/2018 10:18PM
Very sad indeed. Dan my heart just breaks for ya. I'll keep you in my prayers and hope you can find that peace. Your family will all be in my thoughts and such.
andym 06/12/2018 09:40PM
Dan, my thoughts are with you and and your family. I hope you can find peace and strength in everything you did together. Andy
thlipsis29 06/12/2018 09:35PM
I don't know if Dan knows about this thread or will read it, but truly sorry to hear of your loss. Praying for peace and comfort in the days and weeks to come and that hope will sustain you. You do not walk alone.
HowardSprague 06/12/2018 09:34PM
Very sad to hear the heartbreaking news. Prayers go out to Dan & family. :(
TomT 06/12/2018 09:16PM
Very sorry to hear. My condolences to Dan and the family.
bfurlow 06/12/2018 09:15PM
So sorry to hear this. Thoughts are with all of her family during this difficult time. I hope he is able to find some strength from all of the people here and elsewhere that are willing to support him.


God bless
walllee 06/12/2018 08:57PM
So sorry for Dan and his family. Prayers to all...
Lightfoot 06/12/2018 08:32PM
Sad news for sure. Dan and family, our thoughts and prayers are with you.
KevinL 06/12/2018 08:29PM
My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family Dan.
fadersup 06/12/2018 06:57PM
Condolences to Dan and his family, hoping they can find peace during this difficult time.
3Ball 06/12/2018 06:55PM
My condolences. It appears that she has an awful lot to be proud of leaving behind.
Canoearoo 06/12/2018 06:33PM
So sad. Praying for the family
boonie 06/12/2018 05:44PM
Sad news, although expected. Condolences to Dan, family, and friends.
hobbydog 06/12/2018 05:37PM
Sorry to hear. Prayers go out to Dan and his family.
scat 06/12/2018 05:19PM
I share your sadness. Was trying to figure out how to say it. Let it be said with that. It makes me realize how lucky I am.
BSW 06/12/2018 05:10PM
Sad news. I recently lost a friend to cancer that was a mother to a 1 year old. Prayers to the Cooke family.
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Savage Voyageur 06/12/2018 04:50PM
So sorry to hear this. My thoughts and prayers go out to Dan and his family.
Zulu 06/12/2018 04:32PM
Sorry to hear about this. My thoughts go out to Dan and their family. If I remember correctly she worked part time in the camping department at Midwest Mountaineering.
butthead 06/12/2018 04:20PM
My condolences and prayers are with the Cooke family and friends.


Ken
TuscaroraBorealis 06/12/2018 04:05PM
May God grant her eternal peace.


Prayers & condolences to Dan and the rest of her family & friends.
DrBobDg 06/12/2018 03:23PM
Thanks for letting us know this...The wife of one of my former scouts has had her cancer come back again after really tough rounds of chemo... Has a baby just about a year old. Cancer is such a tough tough thing.


dr bob
Jackfish 06/12/2018 02:45PM
Karen Cooke, wife of Dan Cooke and co-founder of Cooke Custom Sewing (CCS) in Lino Lakes, MN, passed away on Sunday, June 10th from cancer. Our thoughts go out to Dan and their family, along with prayers for strength during this difficult time.