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John Edward Cooper

April 25, 1930 May 1, 2019
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John Edward Cooper, 89, of Kent City, passed away on May 1, 2019 in Fremont, Michigan. He was born on April 25, 1930 to Charlie (Chick) and Amelia (Barnes) Cooper in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He graduated from Sand Lake High School in 1948. John worked as a Grinder for Sparta Foundry. John is survived by his wife Betty, six daughters: Nancy Ann (Allen D.) Starr of Sand Lake, Deborah Jean (Patrick) Rouhan of Howard City, Virginia Kay (Bill) Hammer of Baldwin, Karen Sue (Timothy) McCarty of Kent City, Vivian Louise (Gary) Felde of Kent City, Tracy Lynn Cooper of Kent City, 19 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren, and 4 great-great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, his daughter Cathy Jo Asmus, sister Leola June Smith, brother Russell Wayne Cooper. Memorial services will be held on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 1:00 PM at the Kent City American Legion Post. Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer's Association, American Cancer Society, or Crohns Research. Please share your memories of John online at

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1:00 PM 5/19/2019 1:00:00 PM
American Legion Post #123

14111 Ball Creek Road
Kent City, MI 49330

American Legion Post #123
14111 Ball Creek Road Kent City 49330 MI
United States

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Crohn's & Colitis Foundation

Alzheimer's Association

564 S. Main St. Suite 200
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

American Cancer Society


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