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Rollen Ralph Cooper

November 29, 1937 ~ June 29, 2017 (age 79)

Rollen R. Cooper, 79, of the Lake Geneva area died at Lakeland Medical Center in Elkhorn, Wisconsin on June 29th, 2017.

Rollen Ralph Cooper was born in Chicago, Il on November 29, 1937, the son of the late Ralph and Verna (Cagney) Cooper.  Rollen highly valued education.  While working, he attended night school and earned Associate's, Bachelor's and Master' degrees with high honors.  His career included 36 years as a Controller for Brunswick Corp and 12 years as a Controller for Shop-Vac Corp.  Rollen excercised daily, was an avid reader and loved spending time with his dogs.

He is survived by Joan, his wife of 60 years, his son Rollen Michael Cooper, his son-in-law Jerome Wilczynski, his brother Jim Cooper and wife Ginger, Marion Hoffing (who loved him like a son), beloved cousins Arlene Porrello, Dorothy Siegfried, Pat and Jerry Pittam and the extended Jonescue family, dear friends Judy Quinlan, Don and Kathy Vackar, Jane and Dave Walker, Bonnie and Terry Foulke, honorary daughter Jana Conter and her husband Jeff, and several nieces and nephews.

In lieu of other expressions of sympathy the family has asked that you make a donation in Rollen’s name to Child's Voice.  A link has been provided below for your convenience. 

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The Derrick Funeral Home and Cremation Service is more then honored to be assisting the family of Rollen during their time of need. 

Charitable donations may be made to:

Child's Voice
180 Hansen Court, Wood Dale IL 60191
Tel: 1-630-595-8200

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