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Charles Jacob Cooper
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Birth: Aug. 19, 1890
Death: Feb. 25, 1985


Charles J. Cooper, 94, a resident of rural Cumberland, passed away Monday afternoon at the Miller Retirement Home in Atlantic where he had resided since December of 1983.
The son of Charles Edward and Clara Marie Leonard Cooper, he was born August 19, 1890 in Adams County, Iowa and was married to Ethel Jones on May 29, 1936. He grew up in the Grant and Cumberland areas and in his early years he worked as a farm hand and later as a caterpillar tractor operator helping to build roads. He served with the Army during World War I and for many years he mined coal in the Carbon and Briscoe areas before retiring on an acreage southwest of Cumberland.
He is survived by his wife, who resides at the Colonial Manor Nursing Home in Anita; a sister, Lillie Cooper of the Atlantic Care Center; three brothers, Jess Cooper of Oshkosh, Nebraska, Walt Cooper of Scottsbluff, Nebraska, and Ben Cooper of Hemingford, Nebraska; a nephew, Vergal Sothman of Griswold; three nieces, Leona Johnson of Atlantic, Mrs. Orval (Clara) Sunderman of Griswold and Darlene Petersen of Cumberland; and other nieces and nephews, relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Esther Sothman and Hazel Marie as a small child; and five brothers, Robert, Harry, Fred, Frank and Jay Cooper.

In Memory of:

Charles Jacob Cooper
Born August 19, 1890
Adams County, Iowa

Monday, February 25, 1985
Atlantic, Iowa
At the age of 94 years, 6 months, 6 days

Thursday, February 28, 1985
One-thirty p.m.
Roland Funeral Home
Atlantic, Iowa

Mr. Dale Sunderman
Atlantic, Iowa

"Beyond the Sunset"
"How Great Thou Art"


James Waters, David Sunderman
Harold Steffen, Howard Shaw
Robert Riggs, Robert Coughlin

Field of Glory
Atlantic Cemetery
Atlantic, Iowa

Military service at Graveside by the
Atlantic American Legion Post No. 43

Friends and relatives are invited to
810 Chestnut, following
the committal services.
Added note: Charlie was one of the early pioneers.
He like to hunt and trap. He always had a soda
pop for the kids.
Family links: 
  Charles Edward Cooper (1846 - 1932)
  Clara Marie Cooper (1868 - 1936)
  Ethel Laverne Clanton Cooper (1900 - 1994)
  Robert Henry Cooper (1886 - 1918)*
  Esther Cooper Sothman (1888 - 1955)*
  Charles Jacob Cooper (1890 - 1985)
  Jesse Floyd Cooper (1892 - 1985)*
  Harry Clifford Cooper (1894 - 1973)*
  Lillie Delma Cooper (1895 - 1985)*
  Benjamin Harrison Cooper (1897 - 1991)*
  Fredrick William Cooper (1901 - 1975)*
  Hazel Marie Cooper (1904 - 1904)*
  Frank Edward Cooper (1905 - 1959)*
  Walter Leon Cooper (1907 - 1995)*
  Jay Vernon Cooper (1909 - 1941)*
*Calculated relationship
Atlantic Cemetery
Cass County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Field of Glory
Maintained by: Bud Sunderman
Originally Created by: Barbara Butcher
Record added: Oct 20, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22327307
Charles Jacob Cooper
Added by: Barbara Butcher
Charles Jacob Cooper
Added by: Bud Sunderman
Charles Jacob Cooper
Added by: Bud Sunderman
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Uncle Charlie, Seeing all of the pictures and reading records of your military service, brings back so many happy time on your place in the country, outside of Atlantic. My favorite theng ever was the glide swing that you made. I loved sitting on it in th...(Read more)
- Dalene Worthington
 Added: Oct. 1, 2014

- Dalene Worthington
 Added: Oct. 13, 2013
Might as well have a nice hot cup of coffee. The temp may be perfect in Heaven, Uncle Charlie, but it is winter in May here.
- Dalene Worthington
 Added: May. 4, 2013
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