Rose Cooper Obituary

Rose  Cooper
Rose Cooper

March 14, 1926 - October 19, 2017
Born in Collinsville, Illinois
Resided in Venice, Illinois


Rose (Ceresero) Cooper, 91 of Venice, Illinois passed away on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at Stearns Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Granite City, Illinois.

Rose was born on March 14, 1926 in Collinsville, Illinois; a daughter of the late Ignacious and Mary Ceresero. Rose was a life long homemaker and of Catholic faith. Rose loved her family and always put them first. She will be remembered for her loving heart and all the special times she shared together.

Rose is survived by and will be missed by her daughter; Roseann Koelker of Venice, Illinois; her sons, Terry Cooper of Granite City, Illinois, Charles Cooper of Granite City, Illinois; 4 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and 15 great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Rose was preceded in death by her husband; James Cooper, whom she married on December 15, 1945 and who passed away on October 23, 2003 and her 2 sisters.

In celebration of Rose’s life, friends may call on Thursday, October 26, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Clint Wisdom officiating at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City. Memorials are suggested to Autism Speaks of the charity of one’s choice.

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Irwin Chapel
3960 Maryville Road
Granite City, IL US 62040
Thursday, October 26, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Irwin Chapel
3960 Maryville Road
Granite City, IL US 62040
Thursday, October 26, 2017
11:00 AM

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