Iris Ann Cooper, 73, passed away on 12, March, 2014 at Shuswap General Hospital in Salmon Arm, BC. She was born on July 2, 1940 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England to Douglas and Clara Beedle.
Iris grew up in Normanington, England. After school she went on to be a teacher, first teaching in England then moving to Canada starting her teaching career in Terrace, BC. From Terrace she moved to Port Alberni, BC then finally moving to Williams Lake, BC. She retired in 1995 after over a 30 year career.
Iris married Robert Cooper in Smithers, BC in 1970. Iris was an active member of the Salmon Arm United Chruch, Quilt Guild, Probus and volunteered at the BC Cancer Society.
Iris was preceded in death by her husband Robert Cooper, mother and father, Douglas and Clara Beedle, sister and brother in law, Moira and George Golding.
Iris is survived by April, (Bryan J.) Chruszcz of Revelstoke, BC and grandchildren Zachary Chruszcz and another soon to be born.
A memorial tea will be held at her home 116-900 5th Ave in Salmon Arm, BC on April 5th from 10am-1pm where the family will be greeting her friends. In her memory a memorial stone will be placed at McGuire Lake in Salmon Arm, BC.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations be made to the BC Cancer Society.
Online condolences may be sent through Iris’s obituary at www.bowersfuneralservice.com