Born: October 26, 1946
Death: December 7, 2016

Thomas Randolph Cook, age 70 of Lowell, Michigan, succumbed to cancer peacefully at his home surrounded by his family on December 7, 2016. Tom was born in Hastings, Michigan on October 26, 1946 to Leslie and Mary (Francis) Cook. He lived most of his life in Hastings and Lowell. Tom is survived by his wife of 12 years, Susan (Korte, née Dutkiewicz) Cook; daughter, Elizabeth Cook; sons, Scott (Greta) Cook, Brian (Pam) Cook; stepsons, Michael (Stacey) Korte, David (Amanda) Korte; brother, Donald (Karla Dee) Cook; sister, Leslie Ann (Eric) Baird; nephew, David Lake; niece, Julie (Mitch) VanBemden; grandchildren, Ernest, Zachary, Evan, Carson, Reagan, Langston, Jason, Justin, Kayla; and many family and friends. Tom was a loving father, husband, grandfather, and friend to all. He was an automotive enthusiast, whether it was racing, fixing cars, or watching any auto race. Tom was always there to help friends with any household and automotive projects or whatever else they needed him for. Tom co-owned Gus Unseld’s and Sons, a typesetting and printing company, and later worked at Amway for 20 years until retirement. He was an avid family history researcher with an amazing sense of humor and story-telling ability. Memorial contributions can be made to Faith Hospice, 2100 Raybrook St. S.E. Grand Rapids, MI 49546 A celebration of life will be arranged at a later date next spring or summer.

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