We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Burns Mortuary of Hermiston
Mark Eugene Cook of Stanfield was born April 16, 1959 in Hermiston, Oregon the son of Jack and Beverly (Link) Cook. He passed away at his home in Stanfield on Sunday August 7, 2022 at the age of 63.
He started grade school in Hermiston then moved to Pendleton where he continued grade school, middle school and high school. While in high school, he excelled in baseball, football and track and field.
Mark married Raissa Baisley and from this union became step-father to Charissa and fathered Casey. The couple later divorced.
He worked as a supervisor for JM Eagle Manufacturing Company in McNary for over twenty years. He then worked as a water technician at the Potlatch Tree Farm between Hermiston and Boardman for an additional ten years. His last job was with Keystone RV in Pendleton where he worked until retiring in 2020.
Mark was a talented artist and a self-taught guitar player who enjoyed jamming with his friends. He loved the mountains, camp fires, hunting, fishing, riding his dirt bike and just having a good time with his family and friends. He had a way of putting his life experiences into captivating and funny stories that he would tell to anyone within ear distance. He was a member of the Stanfield Moose Lodge.
He is survived by a daughter, Charissa Riddle (Baisley); son, Casey Cook; mother, Beverly Stewart; three siblings, Kim Richardson, Greg Richardson and Dawn Dacus; and many nieces, nephews and extended family members.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday October 22, 2022 at the Stanfield Moose Lodge. Burns Mortuary of Hermiston is in care of arrangements.
To leave an online condolence for his family please go to www.burnsmortuaryhermiston.com