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Funeral Service

Brooks Funeral Home
Tuesday August 27th, 2019

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Janice E. Cooper

    Janice E. Cooper, 82, of Langdon, ND, passed away Friday, August 23, 2019, at the Cavalier County Memorial Hospital in Langdon, ND.

     Janice was born February 11, 1937, at Devils Lake, ND, to Jens C. and Lenora (Olson) Hanson. She grew up and attended school at Devils Lake graduating from Devils Lake High School in 1955. Janice then attended Minot State Teachers College before enlisting in the U.S Army where she served as a cryptographer.

     On February 1, 1957, Janice married Wayne Cooper in Edgefield, SC. They moved to Fairbanks, AK, where two of their children were born. They then moved to Fort Huachuca in Arizona. Jan and Wayne welcomed two more children while living in Slidell, Louisiana, and eventually moved to Lubbock, TX, in 1970. While in Lubbock, she worked in administration at Texas Tech University in several departments. In 1993, they moved to Hannah, ND, and while there she enjoyed cooking at the Hannah Café.  They moved to an apartment in Langdon in 2010.

     In her younger years, Jan enjoyed reading and embroidery. Janice edited the Hannah cookbook and served on the patient relations board at the Cavalier County Memorial Hospital in Langdon. She enjoyed living in the communities of Hannah and Langdon. Janice was known for her sense of humor and will be dearly missed by family and friends.

     She is survived by her daughters, Debra Jo Cooper of Langdon and Nancy Ellen (Don) Cooper-Muellenberg of Munich, ND; grandchildren: Kylie Tyree (Garth) Land, Brooke Leigh (Charlie) Plunkett, Ashley Renee Dillman, Alaina Lenore Minyard, and Arianne Denise Minyard; and thirteen great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sisters: Barb (Luke) Bell, Helen (Chuck) Nelson, and Carolyn (Dean) Brown.

     Preceding her in death were her parents; husband Earl “Wayne” Cooper;  sons, Bruce Wayne and Kevin Dale; and brothers: Gary, Larry, and David Hanson.

     Funeral service will be held Tuesday, August 27, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. at the Brooks Funeral Home in Langdon, ND.  Visitation will be one hour before the time of the service on Tuesday.

In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred to the Cavalier County Memorial Hospital in Langdon, ND.





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Our sympathies to Jans family, she was working at the Hannah Store when we had our store, talked many times on the phone. Hold your memories close.

Linda and Dave Nickerson Aug 30 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Janice Cooper

Jane Hayen Aug 26 2019 12:00 AM

A Purple Radiance was sent by Cheryl Muhs on August 25, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Aug 25 2019 12:00 AM

Kenny & I were so sorry to hear that your Mom (Jan) passed away. She will be missed by us all. We have Doctor appointments on Tuesday. Our Sympathy to you and your family.

kenneth & Donna Schill Aug 25 2019 12:00 AM

Thinking of the Janice Cooper family at this time. She is at peace and not in any pain. You have your memories.

Anna Spivey Aug 24 2019 12:00 AM