WATERTOWN

Robert ‘Bobby’ D. Cooper
Dec. 8, 1949 — May 14, 2016

Robert “Bobby” D. Cooper, age 66, of Watertown, passed away on Saturday, May 14, 2016.

Robert Donald Cooper was born on December 8, 1949, in Waukesha, the son of Orville and Viola (nee Oldenhoft) Copper. He grew up in North Lake.

On April 3, 1971, he married Barbara Boatman. Robert worked as a sheet metal journeyman for 36 years and was a member of Local 18 in Milwaukee. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and loved spending time on the water with his family and friends.

Robert is survived by his wife, Barbara Cooper, and daughter, Joy Cooper, both of Watertown; sisters Nancy (Albert) Shaw of Hartland and Janice (Robert) Nilsson of Franklin; brother Dennis (Vickie) Cooper of Oconomowoc; as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Orville and Viola; brother, Donald Cooper; sister, Linda Lapplander; as well as a niece, Nicole Lapplander.

Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Watertown, 920-261-2218, is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com.