|Birth: ||Sep. 13, 1921|
Bear Lake County
|Death: ||Jun. 4, 1991|
Bernice Pugmire Wolfley Cooper 69, died June 4, 1991 in Jackson at St John's Hospital following a long illness.
Funeral services were held Saturday, June 8, 1991, at the Etna Ward church, burial was at the Bedford Cemetery.
She was born on Sept 13, 1921 in Montpelier to Raymond D. and Etti Lorenia Pugmire. She had four brothers and two sister, Bernice was raised in Montpelier, attending school through the eighth grade. When she met Roy R. Wolfley, the were joined in marriage on July 25, 1937 and moved to Bedford where they were blessed with two children, Larry L. Wolfley and Rosalene Mae Wolfley.
Rosalene died at age 2 1/2 from leukemia, after her death Roy, Bernice and Larry moved to Etna.
During this time two more children were joined to their union; Deward Bruce Wolfley and LouAnna Rae Wolfley. After 25 years of marriage Roy and Bernice were divorced.
Bernice moved to Evanston and worked for several years, she then moved back to Star Valley were she met Eugene victor Cooper. They were married on Dec 9, 1966 in Toneapha, NV. Together they worked and traveled several places but eventually called Star Valley home where they built a home in Etna.
Bernice loved the outdoors, but her greatest happiness came from her role as a wife and mother. She is loved dearly by all and will be missed greatly.
She is survived by her mother Etti Lorenia Pugmire of Montpelier; husband Eugene Cooper and two sons, Larry L. Wolfley and Bruce Wolfley both of Etna; one daughter, Lou Anna Gomm of Osmond; four brothers, Deward Pugmire of Salt Lake city, Delbert Pugmire and Grant Pugmire both of Montpelier and Jerry Pugmire of Ogden UT, two sister Golda Luthi of Soda Springs and Betty Rae Bronson of Goshin ID; 11 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Bernice was preceded in death by her father and a daughter.
Cooper, Bernice Pugmire Wolfley (4 Jun 1991)
Bernice Helen Pugmire is the daughter of Raymond David PUGMIRE and Ettie Lorenia BRIDGES.
Bernice Helen PUGMIRE married EUGENE VICTOR COOPER
15 DEC 1966 in Tonopah, Nye, Nevada
Roy Rudolph Wolfley 25 July 1937 (Div)
Eugene Victor Cooper (1912 - 1995)*
Created by: Carol STEVENS
Record added: Aug 24, 2007
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