Kenneth Cooper, 47, Blandinsville, passed away at 9:20 a.m. Friday, April 3, 2015, at McDonough District Hospital in Macomb.
He was born Jan. 17, 1968, in Galesburg, to Danny and Mary Josephine Nichols Cooper. He married Jennifer Wherley on May 17, 2003, in Ipava. She survives.
Also surviving are his mother and stepfather, Mary Jo (Paul) Hasley of Galesburg; father and stepmother, Danny (Faye) Cooper of Galesburg; children, Cody (Jacque Hall) Cooper of Wataga, Kursti Cooper of Galesburg, Colton Cooper of Knoxville, Jacob Cooper of Dahinda, Lillian Cooper of Blandinsville, and Evan Cooper of Blandinsville; five grandchildren, Keerah Cooper, Kacen Cooper, Karver Cooper, Justin Ervin and Gavin Ervin; brothers and sisters, Tangee (Pat) Frazier of Quincy, Crystal (Joel) Emerich of Maricopa, Arizona, Jollene Cooper of Galesburg, and Kelli (Jeff McFadden) Cooper of Galesburg; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by one sister, Marlene Cooper; and his grandparents.
He lived in Colchester and Blandinsville. He was a Navy veteran, serving from 1985 to 1988. He was a direct support staff for Mosaic. He loved his job and worked there for many years. He also enjoyed fishing.
Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 9, 2015, at Clugston-Tibbitts Funeral Home in Blandinsville, with Pastor Wally Holt officiating. Visitation will be 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Glade City Cemetery in Blandinsville.
Memorials may be made to the Kenneth Cooper Memorial Fund.
You may leave condolences and sign the guest book online at clugston-tibbittsfh.com.
David Lee Corbin, 72, of Knoxville, Illinois died at 3:32 A.M. on Friday, April 3, 2015 at Galesburg Cottage Hospital, Galesburg, Illinois.
Martha M. “Marty” Moyer, 86, of Monmouth, passed away at 4:00 a.m., Thursday, April 2, 2015 at Rosewood Care Center of Moline.
David L. Poole II, 89, of Monmouth, IL died at 3:07 p.m. Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at the Roseville Rehabilitation Center, Roseville.
Mr. John Karl Rosenberg, 65, passed away quietly at Peoria Methodist Hospital at 12:40 PM on Thursday, April 2, 2015. He had been a resident of Galesburg all of his life since his birth in 1950. He is survived by his loving wife Tammy, sons Sean (Lenka) Rosenberg of Naperville, Illinois and Joshua Rosenberg of Galesburg, step children John Patch, Crystal Smith (Joey Richardson) and Phillip Smith (Arin Miller), seven grandchildren; Natalie and Lizzy Rosenberg, Tyler and Kaylee Richardson, Kadyn and Owen Smith, and Lexi Miller, as well as a sister, Judy (Lou) Prevost all of whom will miss him greatly. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Winona Varner Rosenberg, his stepfather A.J. Henig, and by his former wife, Patricia Ferguson, and father in law Bob Lindberg.
Thomas M. Aldridge, 86, of Monmouth, IL died at 8:00 p.m. Sunday, March 29, 2015 at Cottage Hospital, Galesburg.
Helen J. Johnson, 71, of Roseville, IL passed away at 10:55 AM Tuesday March 31, 2015 at OSF St. Mary’s Medical Center. She was born on March 24, 1944 in Monmouth, IL to Frank and Mary (Pedigo) Armstrong. She married Ernest Junior Johnson on January 13, 1962 in Monmouth, IL. He preceded her in death on March 14, 2006.