Date of Death: February 7th, 2020
13 in Shevat 5780
ObituaryDonald Cooper, age 94, beloved husband of the late Gloria Cooper, married for 65 years; loving father of Beth (Gary) Birnbaum and Merle Cooper (Dan Roumbos); cherished grandfather of Haley (fiancée Dr. Sarah Hans) and Evan (Dana) Birnbaum; dear great-grandfather of Reese; treasured uncle to many nieces and nephews. A special thank you to Teresa Kinel for her care and dedication. Donald was a proud Army veteran and Alumni of Purdue University and Illinois Institute of Technology. Chapel service Tuesday February 11, 2:30 PM at Shalom Memorial Funeral Home, 1700 W. Rand Road, Arlington Heights. Interment at Shalom Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center. For information and condolences: 847-255-3520 or www.shalom2.com.
Service InformationService : Tuesday, February 11th at 2:30 pm
Service Location: Shalom Chapel Service - Shalom Memorial Funeral Home
Shalom Memorial Park
1700 W. Rand Road
Beth and Gary Birnbaum Residence
3 Jasmine Lane
Riverwoods, Illinois 60015
Following the service until 9 PM
Wednesday 3 PM until 9 PM
Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center
603 Woods Drive
Skokie, Illinois 60077
Guest Book & Memories
February 10th, 2020
This is quite a loss for me and a lot of other people. Donald was the kind of man that was very rare. He was the kindest person I ever had the honor to know.
The world is a much better place because of him. He had a positive effect on many many lives.
Yahrzeit Dates For Donald Cooper
Tradition directs us in the evening before the Yahrzeit dates listed below, the anniversary of our loved one's day of death, we are to kindle a candle in our homes as a reminder of their place in our hearts.
|12th of Shevat 5781||1/25/2021|
|12th of Shevat 5782||1/14/2022|
|12th of Shevat 5783||2/3/2023|
|12th of Shevat 5784||1/22/2024|