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Obituary for Gerald "Jerry" Cooper

April 26, 1932 - July 17, 2017
Holland, Michigan | Age 85

Obituary

Gerald Cooper, age 85, of Holland, passed away peacefully Monday, July 17, 2017 at his home.

Jerry and his brothers owned and operated Holland Motor Express until 1985. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and boating and was a member of Singapore Yacht Club. Jerry also was an author who self-published 26 stories and novels that his family and friends enjoyed.

Jerry was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Sally; parents, John and Katherine Cooper; and brothers, Charles Cooper and Robert Cooper.

Jerry is survived by his:

Children
Gerald (Sue) Cooper, Jr. of Jackson, MI
Cynthia (Ron) Lee of Brownstown, MI
Michael (Jill) Cooper of Zeeland
Scott Cooper and Vickie Visser of Holland
Katherine Cooper of Brownstown, MI

Grandchildren
Trinda (Chad) Haggerty
Sarah Riddle
Rachel (Carl) Wright
Amber (John) Webb
Kristina (Skyler) Wolfe
Miranda (Cody) Ickes
Lee Cooper
Justin (Jaci) Cooper
Kelli (Taylor) Fox

Great Grandchildren
Kaitlin Haggerty
Jared Haggerty
Addison Wright
Harper Wright
Ryan Riddle
Cooper Riddle
Ethan Webb
Madicyn Webb
Avery Wolfe
Clara Halliburton
Brennan Fox

Visiting hours are scheduled for 3:00-6:00pm Sunday, July 23 at Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home, 315 E 16th St., Holland. Services will be private. Burial will be in Pilgrim Home Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Holland.

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Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home

315 E 16th St
Holland, MI 49423
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