Delila "Pye" Cooper, 88, of Curtis, NE, died November 26, 2020 at Senior Living Choices in Curtis, NE.
She was born March 7, 1932 in Curtis, NE, daughter of Knud and Rena (Rossen) Thomsen. She grew up and attended school in Curtis. On January 23, 1954 she married Keith Regis Cooper in Curtis. They lived in Curtis until 1963 when they moved to Omaha. They lived there until Keith was transferred to Arizona. Following Keith's death in 1999 Delila moved back to Curtis.
Delila was baptized as a Lutheran as a child, but attended the Berean Bible Church in Curtis. She enjoyed playing pitch, embroidering, and ceramic's. When she was younger she was on a women's bowling team, did Artex painting and food demos. She loved to visit and travel. When she was able, she enjoyed clipping coupons and finding rebates on items, and got pretty good at it.
Survivors include son, Mark Cooper of Papillion; two daughters, Barbara (Larry "Dale") Grobe of Curtis, Susan (Roy) Roberts of Plattsmouth; daughter-in-law, Rhonda Cooper; nine grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren three sisters, Hilda Leachman of Alliance, Luella Glaze of Curtis, Eloise "Pickle" Snyder of Grant, Janet Hebblethwaite, Mary Patterson, Jerry (Kay) Cooper, Linda (Dean) Goad and Dennis (Cindy) Cooper as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Delila was Preceded in death by husband Keith, daughter, Marianne, son Michael S. Cooper, granddaughter Serena Christine Grobe, brothers Harold and Robert Thomsen, nephews Oscar Thomsen and Ron Glaze, In-laws, Ralph & Beulah Cooper, Jeanne Cooper, Bernie Hebblethwaite,Jake Leachman, Daryl Snyder and Gorman Glaze.
Visitation will be held at Berean Bible Church, Curtis, Nebraska; Friday, December 4, 2020, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm, with the family present from 4:00-6:00 pm.
Masks are required and all CDC guidelines and current DHM's will be followed.
Services will be held at Berean Bible Church, Saturday, December 5, 2020 at 10:30 am with Pastor Brian Nicklas officiating, Masks are required and all CDC guidelines and current DHM's will be followed.
Interment will follow in the Curtis Cemetery, Curtis, Nebraska.
Memorials may be given to the family.
Floral arrangements maybe ordered from https://www.chelseysflowersandgifts.com/