Rita Jean Cooper

Rita Jean Cooper

Rita Jean Shreeman Cooper, of Olathe, Kan., departed this life on Ferbuary 3, 2018, at the age of 71, after a long battle with cancer.

Rita was the daughter of Ralph and Mary Shreeman of Oakdale. She graduated from the Illinois School for the Deaf and retired from the United States Postal Service.

Rita is survived by her son, Robert and wife Denise, and their son Ben Amoroso Cooper of Topeka, Kan.; three sisters, Madonna and Ronald Williams, Alice and husband Thomas Alexander, Karla and husband Phil Skabialka; two brothers, Ralph L. Shreeman and Laura Shimizu, and Paul M. and wife Margaret Shreeman; four nephews, Danny Fowler, Alan Geppert, Paul Ken Shreeman and Ryan Shreeman and his mother Joy Caine; as well as lots more friends and relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Rita’s remains were cremated. A family memorial service will be held at a later date.