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Walter F. Cooper

d. March 6, 2006

Walter F. Cooper, 77, of 211 5th Street N.E., died Monday, March 6, 2006 at Mercy Medical Center North Iowa. Funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M. Friday at the First Congregational United Church of Christ, 100 1st Street N.E. with Rev. Patty Aurand officiating. Private family inurnment services will be held at a later date. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 PM Thursday at Major Erickson Funeral Home, 111 N. Pennsylvania Avenue and continue at the church one hour before the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Walter F. Cooper Memorial Fund. Walter was born December 18, 1928 in Little Cedar, Iowa the son of Howard and Eliza (Robeson) Cooper. He married Valoyce Nalan February 9, 1950 in Mason City. Walter retired from Lehigh Cement Company as an electrician after 30 years of service. He was a proud member of Lehigh Local #106 where he had served as a union representative. Walter also owned several rental properties in the area. He was an avid sports fan where he enjoyed playing, coaching and watching his grandchildren participate in their sporting activities. Walter also enjoyed a good steak, a good game of cards and a good debate of political issues. He was a member of the First Congregational United Church of Christ and Elks Lodge #375 Walter is survived by his wife, Valoyce of Mason City; children, Linda Cooper Hall and husband Dennis of Omaha, Nebraska, David Cooper and wife Julie of Mason City, Steven Walter Cooper and wife Diane of Mason City, Lori Cooper Gulick and husband Mike of Yakima, Washington; grandchildren, Lindsay Cooper and Ryan Ihde, Brett Cooper, Zach Cooper, Nolan Cooper, Kate, Olivia and Jack Gulick; great grandson, Keegan Cooper Ihde; brothers and sisters, Howard Cooper and wife Delores, Twila Kroneman, Merrill Cooper and wife Roberta, Mary Albers and husband Maynard, Charles Cooper and wife Jan, Donald Cooper and wife Virginia; many nieces and nephews. Walter was preceded in death by his parents and 2 sisters, Dorothy and Wava Jean in infancy.

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at 111 N. Pennsylvania Avenue on March 9, 2006 (map/driving directions) 3:15 PM to 3:15 PM at 111 N. Pennsylvania Avenue on March 7, 2006 (map/driving directions)

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