Ellen Lorraine Cooper passed away June 2, 2014, in Happy Valley, Oregon. She was born January 12, 1929, in Blue Mound, Kansas, to Merrell F. and Ethel G. Utley.
Lorraine's family sold their farm in KS in the Spring of 1937 and migrated to Hood River Valley in OR where they pursued orchard-related work.
On August 26, 1949 E. Lorraine Utley married Donald "Don" R. Cooper in the Pine Grove Methodist Church in Hood River, OR. They had two children, Karen and Nancy. Throughout the years Lorraine resided in Kansas, California and Oregon.
Lorraine is survived by husband, Don; daughter Nancy (Johan) Jeffery of Provo, UT; grandchildren; Jason (Sandy) Jeffery of Amsterdam, NY, Garet Jeffery of Provo, UT, Ammon (Jamie) Jeffery of Provo, UT and Daren Jeffery of Provo, UT; great-grandchild; Jadyn Jeffery of Amsterdam, NY; sister Doris (Allan) Sharkey of Bend, OR; brother Harold (Ruby) Utley of The Dalles, OR; nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by daughter, Karen Mosby; parents, Merrell and Ethel Utley; sister Lyndall Loken; brother Harlan Utley and niece Diane (Sharkey) Smith.
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