WEYERS-COOPER, Lois Helen (Nelson) 1924-2017
WEYERS-COOPER, NELSON, DIERCKSEN
Posted By: K. L. Kittleson
Date: 6/24/2017 at 09:31:36
Lois Helen Weyers-Cooper
August 17, 1924 - Thursday, June 22, 2017
Lime Springs, Iowa - Lois Helen Weyers-Cooper, 92, of Lime Springs, died Thursday, June 22, 2017 at the Lutheran Retirement Home in Northwood, Iowa.
A funeral service will be on Monday, June 26, 2017 at 1:30 PM at Lime Springs Community Center, 201 Center Street, in Lime Springs, IA with Dr. Donna Ihns officiating. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service. Burial will be at a later date.
Lois Helen was born on August 17, 1924 to Oscar and Lillian (Diercksen) Nelson on a farm near Marcus, IA.
She taught in a country school for 2 years before she married John Weyers in 1943. They became parents of two children, Jean and Gary. John died suddenly in 1975.
In October of 1985, Lois married Kenneth (Kenny) Cooper. Her family grew that day to include two sons, Roger and Norman.
After her marriage to Kenny, they did some traveling in their motor home. The winters they spent in Fiesta Village in Mission, Texas. Lois spent over 30 winters there and made many friends. Kenny and Lois were king and queen of the popcorn machine. They popped many bags of popcorn in the REC hall. Lois also helped make many quilts for the missions in the area.
Lois is survived by her: daughter, Jean (Bernie) Van Veldhuizen; son, Gary Weyers (Karen Hobert); son, Dr. Roger Cooper; son, Norman (Mary Beth) Cooper; brother, LeRoy (Betty) Nelson; grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren; special family friends Ron and Sharon Lance; and special friends, Kareen Johnson, Phyllis Stevenson and Donna Ihns.
Lois is preceded in death by her: husband, John; husband, Kenny; parents; sisters, Lucille Briggs, Darlene Briggs; brothers, Clifford Nelson and Orville Nelson.
Schroeder & Sites Funeral Home, Northwood, 641-324-1121, www.schroederandsites.com.
Source: Mason City Globe Gazette, 24 JUN 2017
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