9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday, August 21, 2017 at
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln
11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home
Mary Ann Cooper, 76, of Lincoln passed away on
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center
Mary Ann was born on February 28, 1941 in Delavan,
the daughter of Thomas and Genevieve (Gabbett)
Murphy. She married Robert S. Cooper on December 17,
1966 in Peoria. He survives in Lincoln.
Mary Ann is also survived by her brother, William
(Bobby) Murphy of Morton, and her sister, Patricia
Murphy of Grover, MO. Additionally she is survived
by numerous nieces and nephews.
Mary Ann began her career at Lehn & Fink in 1960;
she retired after 36 years on June 14, 1996. Mary
Ann loved spending time in Florida, especially
walking the beaches and picking up seashells. She
was also an avid Chicago Cubs fan.
Mary Ann was preceded in death by her parents, her
sister, Martha; her brother-in-law, Dan Stephenson;
and her stepson, Darren Scott Cooper.
Services for Mary Ann will be held at 11:00 a.m. on
Monday, August 21, 2017 at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader
Funeral Home in Lincoln, with Rev. Jeffrey Laible
officiating. Visitation will take place two hours
prior to the service from 9:00-11:00 a.m. on Monday,
August 21, 2017 also at the funeral home. Burial
will take place after the services at New Union
Cemetery in Lincoln.
Memorial donations may be made in Mary Annís name to
Holy Family Parish or Donorís Choice.
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