|Birth: ||Nov. 3, 1906|
|Death: ||Sep. 1, 1993|
Note: According to her birth record at Family Search, she was born November 3, 1904. According to Social Security records, she was born November 3, 1905. According to two obituaries (Cedar Rapids, and Burlington, Iowa) she was born November 3, 1906; the birth year on her headstone is 1906.
The Gazette, September 2, 1993; Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa:
Helen C. Hatt Cooper, 86, of Burlington, formerly of Marion, died Wednesday morning, September 1, 1993, in Morning Sun Care Center, Morning Sun, after a short illness. Services: 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Murdoch Funeral Home, Marion, by the Reverend Clark Vincent. Friends may call from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday and after 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial: Oak Shade Cemetery, Marion.
Survivors include two brothers, Harry Hatt of Burlington and John Hatt of Cedar Rapids; and two sisters, Betty Walker of Cedar Rapids and Jean McArthur of San Bernardino, California.
Also surviving are nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Leroy; four brothers; a sister; and her stepmother, Elizabeth Hatt.
Born the daughter of Alexander and Henrietta Gandy Hatt on November 3, 1906, in Iowa City, she married Leroy Cooper on August 5, 1926, in Marion. He died January 17, 1973. She attended Marion High School and worked at the Boston store in Marion for many years. During World War II she worked at the Burlington Ordinance Plant and for more than 25 years at Burlington Credit Bureau. She was a member of the New Art Club and First Presbyterian Church, Marion. She was a loyal Iowa Hawkeye fan.
Iowa Birth Records, at Family Search:
Name: Helen Cardine Hatt; Birth Date: 3 November 1904; Birthplace: Iowa City, Johnson, Iowa; Father's Name: Alexander Howe Hatt; Father's Birthplace: Canada; Mother's Name: Etta Gandy; Mother's Age: 30y; Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C05310-2; System Origin: Iowa-EASy; Source Film Number: 986020; Reference Number: v 1 p 228; Collection: Iowa Births and Christenings, 1830-1950
Alexander H Hatt (1872 - 1937)
Henrietta E Gandy Hatt (1878 - 1910)
LeRoy E Cooper (1904 - 1973)
Helen Cardine Hatt Cooper (1906 - 1993)
Elizabeth Etta Hatt Walker (1914 - 1997)**
Richard Alek Hatt (1915 - 1984)**
Harry D Hatt (1916 - 1998)**
Vincent Hatt (1917 - 1986)**
John Adam Hatt (1921 - 2003)**
Mary Katherine Hatt Cira (1923 - 1985)**
Oak Shade Cemetery
Maintained by: DW Brumm
Originally Created by: Thelma Jane Dorsey
Record added: Nov 19, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9920996
Added by: Anonymous
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