Serving West Michigan Since 1899

Joan Cooper

November 25, 1929 - October 30, 2016
Holland, MI



Tuesday, November 1, 2016
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
Dykstra Funeral Homes
Mulder Chapel
188 West 32nd Street
Holland, MI 49423
(616) 392-2348
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Wednesday, November 2, 2016
1:00 PM EDT
Trinity Reformed Church
712 Apple Avenue
Holland, MI 49423
(616) 396-6526


At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

Trinity Reformed Church Children's Minnistries
712 Apple Avenue
Holland, MI 49423
(616) 396-6526

Hospice of Holland
270 Hoover Blvd
Holland, MI 49423
(616) 396-2972
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Life Story / Obituary


Joan Cooper, age 86, of Holland, passed away, Sunday, October 30, 2016.

Joan graduated from Holland High School and was a lifelong resident of the area.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Palmer in 1995 and a son, Scott in 1982.

Surviving are her children, Steve Cooper, Patrick and Donna Cooper, Michael and Retta Cooper, Laura Von Ins, Clarke Cooper, Sean and Amy Cooper, and Kyle and Lori Cooper; 13 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren; sister, Donna Vander Veen; in-laws, Carol Strabbing, Rose Strabbing, and Benjamin and Laura Cooper Jr.; several nephews, nieces, and cousins.

Funeral and committal services will be 1 pm, Wednesday (November 2), at Trinity Reformed Church, 712 Apple Ave., with the Rev. Chris DeGraaf officiating.

Burial will be in Pilgrim Home Cemetery.

Visitation will be 6-8 pm, Tuesday (November 1), at the Dykstra Funeral Home-Mulder Chapel, 188 West 32nd Street.

Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Reformed Church Children’s Ministries or Hospice of Holland.