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Cooper - Eugene

Source: Illinois Department of Healthj - Disposition of Human Body

Eugene Russell Cooper, Junior
Died 12-14-1986
Danville, Vermillion Co IL - VA Medical Center - Veteran
Waynetown Masonic Cemetery Waynetown IN
Cremation - ship out of state to above
Andrew W. Robbins, MD
Robert Wollengmen ? Funeral Director Barrick & Son Danville, Il Agent for:
Thomas Funeral Home State Road 25 SOuth Waynetown IN 47990

Magdalen A. Burmeister District 92.0
VA Medical Center, 1900 E. Main, Danville, IL 61832

Source: Crawfordsville Journal-Review Dec 15, 1986 p2

Waynetown - Eugene R. Cooper, Jr., 68, died at 3:10 a.m. Sunday in the Veterans Administration Hospital at Danville, Ill.  He moved to Waynetown in August and had formerly resided at North Salem and Kingman, Ariz. Mr. Cooper retired from the Allison Division of General Motors at Indianapolis in 1975 as a senior designer of aircraft engines. He served in the United States Air FOrce during WWII.  He was a member of the North Salem Masonic Lodge F&AM 142, North Saloem OES 276 and was past commander of North Salem American Legio Post 217.

He was born at Clinton, Iowa on March 17, 1918 to EUgene R Sr and Nancy Stokes Fisher Cooper. He was married at Hamilton, Ohio, on Jan 8, 1940 to Mary E. Grace who survives. He is also survived by two sons, Eugene R III of Plainfield and John Charles of North Salem; two daughters, Mrs. William (Janice) Clark of Waynetown and Mrs. Roscoe (Patricia) Hooten II of Marengo; two sisters, Mrs. Robert (Lynn) Clawson of Northridge, Calif and Nancy Birdsong of North Salem; 8 grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

Funeral services are scheduled at 2 p.m. Friday in the Thomas Funeral Home at Waynetown with Rev. James Hatfield officiating. The body will be cremated and the remains wikll be buried in the Waynetown Masonic Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 4 p.m. Thursday where Maosnic services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Graveside rites will be conducted by the Waynetown and North Salem American Legion posts. - kbz

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