Craig Cooper

Service

Date: Fri, July 8, 2016
Start time: 2:00 pm
Location:
Merle Hay Funeral Home
Address:
4400 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, Iowa 50310
Arrangements By:
Merle Hay Funeral Home

Visitation

Date: Fri, July 8, 2016
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location:
Merle Hay Funeral Home
Address:
4400 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, Iowa 50310

Craig Cooper

July 21, 1954 - July 4, 2016

Craig, 61, passed away on July 4, 2016. His visitation will begin at 1 p.m., Friday, at Merle Hay Funeral Home with his memorial service following at 2 p.m.

 

Craig Carroll Cooper, the son of Herman and Donna (Muckey) Cooper, was born July 21, 1954. He was raised in Marion and was a 1972 graduate of Marion High School.  He enjoyed grilling, yard work, spending time with family and friends, road trips and watching his grandkids.  Craig had a special way of touching the lives around him.

 

Craig is survived by his wife, Nancy (Bergstrom) Cooper; children: Kyle, Kevin (Holley), Cassie, and Katie (Matt) Ramsey; grandsons: Cade and Miles; siblings: Bernard Cooper, Sherill Bowers, Charlotte Elam, and Bonnie Stolte; Nancy’s parents, Donna and Nels Bergstrom; sister-in-law Linda (Steve) Potthoff and many nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents and brother-in-law, Steven Bergstrom.

 

Memorial contributions may be given to his wife or can be given online at https://www.youcaring.com/CraigCooperMemorialFund.

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