William ‘Bill’ M. Cooper

May 30, 1930 - Nov. 11, 2005

William "Bill" M. Cooper of Lannon died peacefully Friday, Nov. 11, 2005, at age 75.

He was the beloved husband of Linda (nee Hernandez) and the late Marie (Miller) Cooper and dear father of Dawn (Glenn) Risher of Lake Mills and Debbie (Dennis) Peterson of West Allis. He also is survived by seven grandsons; 11 stepgrandchildren; three stepgreat-grandchildren; foster daughter, Dolly (Doug) Buyatt; six stepsons and daughters, Yvonne Gingras, Robert Blucher, Juan Jr., Marcello (Danielle), Michaela and Sigifredo Anzaldua; and sisters in-law, brothers-in-law, other relatives and friends.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters and seven brothers, and he was the youngest and last member of his family.

Bill was a truck driver all of his life, retiring in 1988, and a member of Teamster Union Local #200. He was employed by Eye Communications of Hartland.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family are appreciated.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, at Harder Funeral Home, 18700 W. Capitol Drive, Brookfield. A vigil will be held at 6 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at St. Dominic Church, 18255 W. Capitol Drive; family and friends meet at the funeral home by 9:15 a.m. Saturday to proceed to the church. Entombment will be in Wisconsin Memorial Park.

Harder Funeral Home of Brookfield is serving the family. Call 781-8350 or visit for more information.