Edythe E. ‘E.D.’ Cooper |
Oct. 28, 1935 — Jan. 24, 2016
Edythe E. “E.D.” Cooper passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on January 24, 2016, at the age of 80. She was the beloved wife of Ed; loving mom of Pam Reeves (Greg Kazmierski), Jeff (Jenean), Beth (Bob) Gardner and Chris (Kris); cherished “Am” of Justin, Jenny (J.P.) Walsh, Ben Gardner, the late Cal and Taylor; and dearest sister of Bob (Judi) Raymond. Edythe will be greatly missed by other relatives and many friends.
E.D.’s political career began managing Ronald Reagan’s county campaigns. She was executive director of the Waukesha County Republican Party for 18 years. E.D served on executive boards for national, state and county Republican women organizations. E.D. enjoyed the Packers and Brewers, cooking, needlework and excursions with her stitching friends. E.D. was the happiest when “all the ducklings are back in the nest” and she was surrounded by her adoring family who will forever dearly miss her.
A visitation will be held on Saturday January 30, at Highview Evangelical Presbyterian Church, S50-W33042 Highway GE, Dousman, WI 53118, from 10 AM until the time of the funeral service at 1 PM. A procession to Oak Knoll Cemetery will immediately follow services.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Wisconsin are greatly appreciated.
Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral and Cremation Services in Mukwonago is serving the family. For more information, call 262-363-7126 or visit online at www.schmidtandbartelt.com.