|Linda L. Cooper
November 9, 1941 - November 11, 2019
Linda Louise Cooper, age 78, passed away peacefully Monday, November 11, 2019, at her home in Culver, Indiana.
She was born November 9, 1941 in Argos, Indiana to Joseph and Lucille (Poland) Heiser. She was a graduate of Indiana School for
the Deaf, Indianapolis in 1959 and received her BS from Gallaudet University, Washington, D.C. and M.Ed. from Western Maryland
College. She worked as a school librarian at Culver Military Academy, then as a teacher at Maryland School for the Deaf, and later at
Indiana School for the Deaf.
She truly lived a life rooted in faith in Christ throughout her years. She was involved with Rockville Church of Christ and Frederick
Church of the Brethren. She enjoyed spending quality time chatting with friends and family.
She is survived by her childhood sweetheart and husband of 53 years, Jerry Cooper; daughter, Jenny, and sons, Brandon and
Kaimana (Marvin) and his wife, Kennedy; 2 granddaughters, Holland and Avah; sister, Sharon Mevis; and numerous nieces,
nephews and cousins.
Family, friends, and others whose lives Linda touched are invited to the Odom Funeral Home, 104 E. Lakeshore Drive, Culver,
Indiana on Saturday, November 16, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 pm. Minister Steven Russell of Franklin Road Church of Christ will
be officiating the service at 2:00 pm. An ASL Interpreter will be provided. Burial will be at Culver Masonic Cemetery following the
If desired, friends may make memorial contributions to Indiana Deaf Heritage for supporting Indiana Deaf Museum, Indiana School
for the Deaf, 1200 E. 42nd St., Indianapolis, Indiana 46205.