April 8, 1930 – May 16, 2021
information provided by Smits Funeral Home
Gertrude A. Cooper, nee Vogler, age 91, of Lansing, IL, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 16, 2021. Beloved wife of the late Robert W. Cooper. Loving mother of Becky (Raymond) Chapman, Dawn Cooper, Robert A. (Kathi) Cooper, and Donna (Albert) Terpstra. Proud grandmother of seven; great-grandmother of four. Dear sister of the late John (late Jean) Vogler. Aunt of several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents Andrew and Adriana Vogler.
Visitation Friday, May 21, 2021, from 9 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11 a.m. at Smits Funeral Home, 2121 Pleasant Springs Lane, Dyer, IN with Rev. Nick Alons officiating. Interment Chapel Hill Gardens South – Worth, IL.
Mrs. Cooper was a longtime contributor to Ingalls Memorial Hospital, serving on the Auxiliary Board and crocheting hats and toys for the infants and small children who were at the hospital. She also served on the Gideons Women’s Auxiliary Board and was a member of Lynwood United Reformed Church. Memorial contributions may be given to The Gideons International. For further information, please contact 219-322-7300 or visit our online obituary and guest book at www.SMITSFH.com.