King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory obituary – Margaret “Sue” Cooper, 89, Fort Madison


Margaret “Sue” Cooper, 89, of Fort Madison, IA, passed away on Sunday, July 31, 2022 at 9:47 AM at The Kensington.

She was born on April 7, 1933 in Niota, IL to Leonard and Mabel Brakeville Six.  She married Morgan Cooper and they later divorced.  Sue worked as a waitress at Flora Thumbs in Niota and Wilkens Drug and Grille Store Café.  She then worked as a clerk at JCPenny for twenty five years. She was a member of Union Presbyterian Church. Sue loved doing yardwork and spending time with her family.  She was the last of eleven children.

Survivors include two sons, Michael (Denise) Cooper of Wever and Paul (Margaret) Cooper of Montrose; one daughter, Dianna Mathes of Las Vegas, NV; two grandchildren, Sylina Barrow of Las Vegas and Ryan Cooper of Ft. Madison; two great grandchildren, Morgan and Logan Barrow; a step granddaughter, Alice Cooper of Ft. Madison and several nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents, five sisters and five brothers.

Per her wishes, cremation has been entrusted to King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory. A graveside service will be held at a later date at Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery in Ft. Madison.

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