With great sorrow, we announce the passing of our beautiful Mother,
Cathy J. Cooper 63, of Lincoln Kansas (formally Abilene).
Mom left this earth peacefully, on August the 5th, 2022 with both of her sons by her side.
Cathy was born in Abilene, Kansas on January 25, 1959, to Marvin and Laura Cairns. She grew up in the Abilene area and attended the local schools.
In 1974 Cathy fell in love with Harvey Kenneth Cooper (11/12/56-9/9/09) with whom she had two sons Joshua and Aaron Cooper.
Cathy was a strong woman who faced life challenges with courage and dignity, putting the needs of her family first. She worked hard doing everything from making beds and cleaning rooms at a local hotel, to standing over a hot stove for hours on end!
In 1983 Cathy attended Vernon's school of cosmetology where she earned a degree in cosmetology, passing with the top of her class. She enjoyed cutting hair and she did so for many years. However, if you knew our Mom, you knew that her favorite thing to do was cook! Man, could she cook!! There wasn't anything she couldn't make and everyone loved her cooking!
Cathy's true passion in life was her family! She loved her family! Her brothers were dear to her, as were her many nieces and nephews! Cathy's greatest pride and joy were her sons and grandchildren whom she loved more than words can tell!
Cathy is survived by her beloved sons, Joshua and Aaron Cooper. Two brothers: Dean (Ann) Cairns and David Cairns. Six grandchildren: Camryn, Dalton, Jake, Abbigal, Jeffery, Joshua, and many nieces and nephews, all who were loved dearly!
Finally, with much gratitude, we give a thank you to Cathy's special friend, Harvey Rousch. We will always be grateful for you.
Mom was a woman of faith and She instilled in us the importance of family, hard work, doing what's right, and loving each other through it all!
Mom, until we meet again, you will forever be in our hearts, and we will never forget you! We love you, rest in peace.
Proverbs 3:5-6 NIV
Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.
The family has chosen cremation. Services will be held at a later date