Charles Valentine Cooper
Feb. 14, 1911 —Nov. 11, 2009.
Born to Anna and Woodruff Cooper, pioneers in Archuleta County.
Charlie served in the U. S. Navy during World War II and retired after 25 years service.
He passed away at his home in Arizona at the age of 98.
Nieces in this area are Martha Sauer, Betty Abernathy, Jetta Bowen, Shirley Kingsley, Dolly Dillinger, Charlotte Metz and their families.
Uncle Charlie enjoyed life, and was proud of his years of service to his country.
He appropriately died on Veteran’s Day.
He will be missed.