Beverly Jean Cooper, age 84, of Harlan, Iowa, passed away April 16, 2019.
She was born May 2, 1934 in Mondamin, Iowa to the late John W. and Mary O. (Niles) Cooper. She graduated from Mondamin High School and completed her Bachelor of Arts in English at Wayne State Teachers College in 1955. She went on to earn a Master's degree in psychology and counseling at Kearney State College in 1968. She had a long career with the Nebraska Job Service in Hastings.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Harold; by her oldest sister and brother-in-law, Mary Ada and Robert Barber; and by nieces, Glenda Barber and Mary Ruth Barber.
She is survived by sisters, Donna (Dale) Messenger and Myrna (Leroy) Cooper; and by 15 nephews and nieces.
Visitation is Friday, May 24, 2019 from 10-11 a.m. at the Hoy-Kilnoski Funeral Home with a memorial service beginning at 11 a.m. Inurnment will be later that afternoon in the Magnolia, Iowa cemetery. The family will direct memorials.