Alta Cooper…November 16, 1921 – June 13, 2017




A celebration of life for longtime Lamar resident, Alta Cooper will be held at 2:00PM on Friday, June 16, 2017 at the Peacock Family Chapel with Al Setter officiating. Interment will follow at Fairmount Cemetery in Lamar.

Visitation for Alta will be held on Thursday, June 15, 2017 from 1:00PM until 7:00PM at the Peacock Family Chapel.

Alta was born on November 16, 1921 at Charleston, Illinois to William Edgar and Stella Anna (Dotson) Dallas and passed away on June 13, 2017 at her home in Lamar with her family by her side at the age of 95.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Mervyn E. Cooper, her parents, step-father, Oscar Nidey, sister, Barbara Jean Wade and her step-sister, Ruth Green.

Alta is survived by her three children, Sharon (Alan) Setter, Toni (Raymond) Mauch all of Lamar and Dallas Cooper of Twin Falls, ID; five grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren and fifteen great-great-grandchildren. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other family and a host of friends.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Lamar Area Hospice either direct or in care of the funeral home office.

Services are under the direction of the Peacock Family.

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