Arleigh Cook

September 6, 1943 – August 24, 2020
On Monday, August 24, 2020, while in the Red Deer Hospital, the final chapter in Arleigh’s 76 year life history came to an unforeseen close. Arleigh was born in Wetaskiwin, Alberta on September 6, 1943. He married the love of his life, Berna (Pears) on November 23, 1968 and raised their son Greg and daughter Tracy on the family farm.
Arleigh is lovingly remembered and missed by his wife Berna; son Greg; daughter Tracy (Mike); grandchildren Caleigh and Jacob; his sister Carole; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Peter (Betty) Pears, Ron Pears, Hazel (Gerald) Matichuk, Jim (Linda) Pears, Mike (Laura) Pears, Charlie (Brenda) Pears, John Spezowka, and Mae Pears; and numerous nephews and nieces. He was predeceased by his parents Christopher and Bernice; parent-in-laws Ben and Betty Pears; sisters-in-law Laura Pears and Carol Spezowka; brothers-in-law Earnie Johnson, Lorne Meyer, Bill Kelly and Gerry Pears; and niece Debbie Johnson.
A gathering to celebrate Arleigh’s life in a way he would have liked will be announced at a later date by the family. Memorial donations may be made to Old MacDonald Kennels at or to a charity of your choice. To express condolences to Arleigh’s family, please visit
Arrangements Entrusted To Ponoka Funeral Home
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