Ann Cooper, 95
Graveside Memorial Services for Ann Cooper, 95, of Sharpsburg, Iowa, who passed away February 12, 2023 were held Sunday, February 26, 2023 at North Fairview Cemetery in Lenox, Iowa. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.cummings-familyfuneralhome.com under Obituaries.
Anna Katherine (Krohmer) Cooper was born September 15, 1927. She was the daughter of George Krohmer and Katie (Fredericksohn) Krohmer of Lenox, Iowa.
Ann was raised on a farm with her sister, Mary (Krohmer) Smejdir. The family also had a stillborn son whom they mourned. Ann attended rural school through the 8th grade. Her parents were both from Germany and believed that formal education should end at that point. Both Ann and her sister Mary always wished that they could have continued their education.
After leaving school Ann worked as a nanny and at a restaurant. While working in Lenox she met and married Dale Cooper. The couple was married on November 20, 1947. Ann and Dale were blessed with four children, Dennis and wife Connie, and their three daughters and one son; Sandra Dickinson and husband Chuck and their daughter; David Cooper and wife Deb and their three daughters and Sheryl Newton and husband Butch and their two daughters and one son.
Ann is preceded in death by her parents, George and Katie Krohmer; and son, Dennis. Ann is survived by her children, numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, relatives and friends.
Ann was loved by all of her family and will be greatly missed.