Eveleen Cooper, 99, of Anderson, peacefully passed away Jan. 27, 2018, surrounded by her family at Kalkaska Memorial Assisted Living Center in Kalkaska, Michigan.
Eveleen and her twin sister Eileen, were born Aug. 14, 1918, in Delphi, Indiana, to Oliver and Ina May Cruea.
She graduated from Kessington High School for Girls in 1937 where she was a member of the Literary Club. She learned piano there and played throughout her life sharing her love of music with her family. She married Ronald Cooper on Dec. 22, 1946, in Anderson.
She retired from Delco Remy where she worked in the salary and payroll department.
A devout Christian her entire life, she always had kind words for whomever she met. During her pilgrimage to Jerusalem in 1999, she was baptized in the river Jordan. In 2002 she traveled to Branson, Missouri, with her dear friend, Norma (Jeanie) McCain where they attended The Great Passion Play. She was a dedicated member of New Horizons United Methodist Church in Anderson.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Oliver and Ina May; husband, Ronald; and sister, Eileen.
Eveleen is survived by her sons, Larry (Molly)Cooper, and David (LuAnne) Cooper; grandsons, Aaron Cooper, Jarred Cooper, Daniel Cooper and Dallas Cooper; granddaughters, Leah Cooper and Kristi (Kevin) Emmons; great-grandchildren, Jadia Valles, Drevon Cooper, Laykin Valles, Daython Cooper, Kayson Cooper and Mason Emmons; and numerous cousins, niece and
nephews Michael, Patricia and Brian Hub, as well as Olive Reddick, Jeanie McCain, Denny (Cathy) Cooper and special friends.
The family would like to thank the wonderful staff at Kalkaska Memorial Assisted Living and Hospice of Michigan.
Family and friends are invited to gather from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, at Rozelle-Johnson Funeral Service. Funeral service will be on Saturday at 10 a.m. with burial to follow in Anderson Memorial Park Cemetery.
Donations to New Horizons Church, 611 E. 53rd St., Anderson, IN 46013.
Post online condolences at www.rozelle-johnson.com.
Published on January 30, 2018