Thomas A. Cooper
January 20, 2022
Thomas A. Cooper, age 82, of Lodgepole, NE passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Monday, January 10, 2022 in Sidney. Per his wishes, cremation has been held and there will be no public service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the family to be designated to a future nursing scholarship.
You may view Thomas's Book of Memories, leave condolences, photos and stories at http://www.gehrigstittchapel.com.
Gehrig-Stitt Chapel & Cremation Service, LLC is in charge of Thomas's care and funeral arrangements.
Thomas was born in Casper Wyoming on July 13, 1939, to Thomas and Leona Cooper. He was the youngest of 4 siblings. He graduated from NCHS in 1957. In 1958 Thomas married Peggy Sue Mayhue. They were married 64 years and together they had 3 children; Susan and husband Robert Ommen of Lodgepole, NE, Pamela and husband Robert Shiba of Tucson, AZ and Thomas and wife Sandra Cooper of Laurel, MT. Thomas is survived by his wife, 3 children, numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren and his sister, Elizabeth Heckadorn of Arvada CO. Thomas was preceded in death by his parents and 3 siblings.
Tom was a true jack of all trades from construction to a business owner (Coop's Liquor). He was an avid outdoors man but his favorite thing was spending time with family.