Cooper_Anna_Obit_1939

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Cooper_Anna_Obit_1939 - Mrs. Anna Cooper, 78, Resident of Moro. Is Dead...
Mrs. Anna Cooper, 78, Resident of Moro. Is Dead Funeral Rites Scheduled For 2:30 Wednesday At Dorsey Church MORO, Sept. 25 (Special).— Mrs. Anna Cooper, 78, prominent resident of this area for many years, died Sunday evening at St. Joseph's Hospital, Alton. She sustained a fractured hip in a fall at her home nine weeks ago and her death was the result of complications growing out "of the fall. Born Anna Harm in Germany, on Feb. 21, 1861, she came to.the United States with her mother and step-father, Mr. and Mrs. Harm Johnson, when she was seven years old. On Dec. 22, 1876, she was married to George Cooper at the Evangelical Church, Alton. They spent their married life farming in this vicinity and Mr*. Cooper moved to Moro two years ago, when he husband died. They were the parents of M children, six of whom are living. Surviving children are: Mrs. Au Kusta Homm, Wood River; Mri. Gertrude Johnson, East Alton, Mrs. Esther Arbuthnot, Alton, Edward of Mt. Hone. Kas_ *nfl John and George of Moro. She u also survived by a half-sister, M» H. Bush of Denver, Colo, » grandchildren and five - great grandchildren. ^.M-H Funeral rites will be conducted at 2:30 P. m. at the Dor.ey W theran Church by the Rev. Mil endorff. Burial will be In the Dorsey Lutheran cemetery. The body may be seen at tne Moro and Cutforth Funeral Home at Bait Alton after 6 P. m. w«J and until 3 p. m. Tuesday, when It will be brought to the Cooper home. _

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 25 Sep 1939, Mon,
  3. Page 2

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