Obit: Cooper, William (1845 - 1914)
Surnames: COOPER SPRAGUE ROSE
----Source: CLARK COUNTY REPUBLICAN & PRESS (Neillsville, Wis.) 04/16/1914
Cooper, William (11 Augl 1845 - 9 Apr 1914)
William Cooper died April 9, 1914, at the home of his brother-in-law Mr. Sprague in Merrillan. Although his health had been poor for two years, his death was sudden at the last.
Deceased was born in Long Island, N.Y. Aug. 11, 1845, living there till he was twenty years of age, when he came to Neillsville, Clark County, Wis. He was married in 1869 to Miss Esther Rose who died. In 1871 he was married to Miss Emma Rose who survives him. Mr. Cooper was brought up to be an expert gardener and followed that business for many years on his place in Pine Valley and in the city. He also cooked in the lumber camps a number of winters. A few years ago he and his wife went to Idaho and lived for two years. He leaves an adopted son in Idaho and a brother in New York. He was an industrious man, a quiet and peaceable citizen in every way.
The remains were brought here for burial, the funeral being held in the M.E. Church Sunday afternoon, Rev. F.G. Nogel officiating.
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