Louise F. Cooper

Feb. 22, 1914 - April 28, 2007

Louise F. Cooper, 93, of Waukesha, formerly of Dousman, died Saturday, April 28, 2007, at LindenGrove Health Care Center. She was born Feb. 22, 1914, in Dousman, the daughter of Henry and Anna (nee Wachendorf) Mueller.

She married Alvin H. Cooper. He preceded her in death in 1984.

Along with being a homemaker, she taught at rural schools in the area for nine years. During World War II, Louise was the first woman inspector at Waukesha Motor Works. She later worked as a delivery person for the Freeman in the Mukwonago area until her retirement in 1984. She was also a longtime member of St. Paulís Catholic Church in Genesee Depot.

Louise will be sadly missed by her children, Larry (Diane) Cooper of Plymouth, Mich., Kay Oldenhoff of Boston, Delores Lillge of Oconomowoc and Elaine (James) Chambers of Houston,; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She also is survived by her brother, Henry Mueller, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Alvin; sisters, Elizabeth, Lydia and Elanor; brothers, Chris and Alfred Mueller; and her parents.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, May 2, 2007, from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service at Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. The Rev. Bob Gosma will preside. Graveside services will be held at St. Paulís Cemetery in Genesee Depot immediately following the funeral. Memorials may be made to St. Paulís Catholic Church, P.O. Box 95, Genesee Depot, WI 53127. For further information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral Home, Cremation, and Preplanning Services at 547-4035, or visit www.randledable.com for directions or to leave an online tribute.