|Birth: ||Nov. 4, 1920|
|Death: ||Apr. 11, 1996|
Alan J. Cooley, age 75, of 920 North 4th Street, Manhattan, died April 11, 1996 at his residence.
He was born November 4, 1920 in Brewster, Kansas the son of Guy Manford and Faye P. Wagoner Cooley, and first moved to Manhattan in 1948.
Mr. Cooley graduated from Hollenberg High School in Hollenberg, Kansas and then attended electricians school in Los Angeles, California for two years.
He worked for Boeing Aircraft during World War II, at Fort Riley Federal Civil Service as an electrician and small engine repair, and had owned a TV repair shop in Manhattan.
Mr. Cooley was an avid reader and especially enjoyed reading western novels.
Survivors include one brother, Gerald Cooley of Washington, Kansas; and two nephews and four nieces. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Mariam Funke and H. Maxine Davin.
Funeral Service was at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, April 16, 1996 Manhattan, Kansas
Graveside Services at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday April 16, 1996 at Prospect Hill Cemetery, Blue Rapids, Kansas
(Note)There is some discrepancy regarding the spelling of his name. Growing up my grandmother always wrote it as Allen, but for some reason later in life my uncle started writing his name as Alan.
Guy Manford Cooley (1889 - 1931)
Faye Pearl Wagoner Cooley (1895 - 1970)
Mariam E. Cooley Funke (1915 - 1988)*
Gerald M Cooley (1917 - 2011)*
Maxine Cooley Davin (1918 - 1992)*
Alan Jabez Cooley (1920 - 1996)
Prospect Hill Cemetery
Created by: Trudy Grein
Record added: Feb 28, 2012
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