Shirley Cooper

Shirley Jean Cooper (Murphy)

March 25, 1936 - January 22, 2020
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Shirley J. Cooper, 83, of Camanche, Iowa passed away at home, following a brief illness, on Wednesday January 22, 2020. Honoring her wishes, cremation rites have been accorded with no services taking place. Lemke Funeral Homes assisted the family with arrangements.

Shirley was born March 25, 1936 in Clinton, Iowa the daughter of Carl and Veronica (McDeVitt) Murphy. She was united in marriage to Edward “Ed” E. Cooper in 1956 in Clinton, Iowa.

Shirley is survived by her husband Ed and fur-baby – “Bella”; two children – Steven E. (Julie) Cooper and Debra (Bill) Taplin both of Clinton; four grandchildren; one brother - Gary (Karen) Murphy of Camanche; one sister – Judith Murphy of Clinton; one sister in-law Betsy Zerrien of Fulton; with many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother and sister in-law – Donald (Arleta) Murphy.

Shirley will forever be in the hearts of everyone she touched.
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Bonnie McManus

Posted at 03:31pm
Having worked and shared laughs with Shirley over the sincere condolences to her family. She was definitely a special lady.

Debora Taplin Posted at 07:15pm

Thanks Bonnie.


Posted at 05:54pm
We are so sorry to hear about Shirley's passing. She will be missed.. Please give your dad our condolences Deb... Love, Gary and Belinda

Deb Posted at 08:12pm

Thank you so much Belinda and Gary.

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