Catherine Cooper, 95, of Springfield, died at 9:20 am, Thursday, April 16, 2015, at her home. She was born August 1, 1919 in New Berlin, to William and Lula Merritt Wake. She married Orville “Lloyd” Cooper on March 19, 1940 and he preceded her in death on January 14, 2006.
Survivors include one daughter Sandra (Robert) House of Springfield; one grandson, Michael Burnstine of Springfield; one great grandson, Kole Burnstine; one brother, Gene Wake of New Berlin and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two brothers, Paul and Bill Wake; three sisters, Minnie Nichols, Helen Good and Julia Neal.
Catherine was of the Christian faith and was a Homemaker. She collected dolls and loved jewelry.
Visitation: 10-11 am, Monday, April 20, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 11 am, Monday, April 20, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home with Reverend Michael Koschmann officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery.