Dolores Mulkey Cook | SierraSun.com

Dolores Mulkey Cook

Dolores was very athletic in her younger years and was the Humboldt County singles tennis champion for Eureka High School. She also enjoyed playing golf and was women’s county champion one year.

She had a zest for life and enjoyed kidding around and playing practical jokes.

She and Earl married Sept. 14, 1944. They lived in Eureka, where she loved being near family, including her niece and nephew who called her Auntie Do. Always involved in her children’s activities and sporting events, this continued as grandchildren came along.

She became known as Mama Do with her eight grandchildren and two great-grandsons.

Dolores and Earl moved to Truckee in 1988 where she was involved in the community, her church, and being a special part of son, Dean’s family. She loved cheering on the Truckee footbal team as well as the her grandchildren playing skiing, soccer and baseball.

Her family includes husband Earl; sons and daughter-in-laws Terry and Veronica Cook

A memorial service honor her life was held May 4 at Sierra Bible Church.

The family extends its gratitude Tahoe Forest Hospice and Tahoe Forest Extended Care for their love and care through Dolores’ last months.

Memorial donations may be sent to Tahoe Forest Hospice at P.O. Box 759, Truckee, CA 96160 or Tahoe Forest ECC Memorial Fund at the same address.