|Helen L. Cooper|
|Date Of Birth:||December 3, 1920|
|Date Of Death:||July 2, 2012|
|Service Date:||Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday July 6, 2012 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Bloomington
Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Thursday July 5, 2012 at Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington and one hour prior to the service at the church.
Helen L. Cooper
Bloomington- Helen L. Cooper, 91, of Bloomington, passed away at
5:50 p.m. Monday July 2, 2012 at Martin Health Center in
Bloomington. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday July 6, 2012
at Trinity Lutheran Church in Bloomington with Rev. Chris Nitzel
officiating. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Thursday July 5, 2012
at Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington and one hour
prior to the service at the church. Interment will be at Evergreen
Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Sound System of Trinity Lutheran
Church or Special Olympics of Illinois.
Helen was born December 3, 1920 in Bloomington to Albert C. and
Lydia A. (Finger) Krueger. She married Darwin L. Cooper on June 27,
1948 in Bloomington. He preceded her in death on April 7, 1997.
She is preceded in death by her parents and one grandson,
Surviving is two sons, Mark A. Cooper of Bloomington and Dean
(Linda) Cooper of Pekin; two grandchildren, Adam Cooper of Pekin;
Shannon Cooper of Chicago; three sister-in-laws; Billie Cooper,
Ellen McKibben, Marian Bauer all of Kankakee; one cousin, Dorothy
Lovell of Bloomington.
She was a graduate of St. Joseph's School of Nursing Class of
Helen worked at Illinois State University Health Services Center
from 1967-1982. She also worked as a private duty nurse and worked
early in her nursing career for several local Bloomington doctors
and worked in the public health nursing field in McLean County for
She was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in
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