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Steven L. Cooper

December 1, 1959 November 23, 2018
Steven L. Cooper
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Obituary for Steven L. Cooper

Steven L. Cooper, age 58, of Burlington, Iowa and formerly of Oquawka, IL passed away at his Burlington residence on Friday November 23, 2018 at 8:35 pm. Steven was born on December 1, 1959 in Macomb, Illinois and is the son of Raus C. and Wanda L. Dixon Cooper. His early life was in Macomb and the family moved to Oquawka where he attended the Oquawka grade school, Tri-Valley Middle School, and then graduated from Union High School in the class of 1978. Steven began work with the Mark Twain restaurant in Burlington where he was a cook. He later was employed at Heartland Cardboard Box Company in Burlington, and then was employed 17 1/2 years at Walmart where he was a warehouseman in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa. Steven loved to go to garage sales and flea markets. He loved to go mushrooming and loved his Mountain Dew. Surviving him is his mother, Wanda L. Cooper of Burlington, Iowa and two sisters, Lisa Thompson (Mike) of Oquawka, Illinois and Christine Clark (Jay) of Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri. Also a number of Nieces and Nephews also are surviving. He is preceded in death by his father and his grandparents.

A memorial service for Steven L. Cooper is planned on Friday November 30, 2018 at 11:00 am at Turnbull Funeral Home in Oquawka, Illinois. Cremation is being accorded. No visitation hours are being planned by his family and a memorial fund is being announced for Troop 61 of the Boy Scouts of America. To leave a condolence or for more information please visit

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11:00 AM 11/30/2018 11:00:00 AM
Turnbull Funeral Homes - Oquawka

10th & Warren
Oquawka, IL 61469

Turnbull Funeral Homes - Oquawka
10th & Warren Oquawka 61469 IL
United States

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