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Roger M. Cooper - 69

11/17/1949 - 1/24/2020

Sabula, Iowa

Roger M. Cooper, age 69 of Sabula, Iowa, formerly of Denver, CO, passed away Friday, January 24, 2020 at Mercy One Hospital in Clinton following a courageous battle with cancer.  In following Roger’s wishes cremation rites have been accorded.  A celebration of life will be held at a later date.  The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family.

 

     Roger was born in Clinton on November 18, 1950, the son of William and Ima-Jean (Smith) Cooper. He was a laborer working out of the Denver, CO and Rock Island Locals.  Roger enjoyed boating and fishing and was an avid sports fan.  He was a member of the former Eagle’s Club.

 

     Roger is survived by his life partner, Kelly McClintock with whom he shared her home; two children, Patrick Cooper of Normal, IL and Lindsay Cooper-Gura of Bloomington, IL; 6 grandchildren; 2 brothers, John (Lucy) Cooper and Larry (Sue) Cooper both of Clinton; 2 sisters, Linda Troxel and Billie Jean “Sissy” Worley both of Clinton; a sister-in-law, Mary Cooper of Denver and several nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, David.  Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com.

Visitation:

None.

Celebration of Life:

In following Roger’s wishes cremation rites have been accorded. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family.

3 Comments

  • Bill & Brenda Sims

    3 weeks, 4 days ago

    May God watch over you.  
    We will look above to Heaven and Wave to you.

    Bill & Brenda Sims

  • Dawn Cripps

    3 weeks, 3 days ago

    Grandma, grandpa and David will meet you with open arms! You will be loved and missed dearly, though you will live on in our hearts forever! Fly high Rog! May you now rest in peace with no more pain and suffering! 

  • Mary Jaeger Vandeloo

    3 weeks, 2 days ago

    Thoughts and prayers to Kelly and family from the Jaeger family. Roger was a nice guy and was glad to have met him.

     

    Mary

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