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Obituary: Cooper, Jack Alan

Age 51

Jack Alan
(Age 51)

Jack Alan Cooper was born June 29, 1961, in Spokane, WA where he lived his entire life.

He attended schools in the Spokane Valley, graduating from West Valley High School in 1979, met and married the beautiful Stephanie Anne Trinkle, and become complete the following year upon the birth of their daughter Nichole Marie.

He began working at the Indians Ballpark, later at Bayliner Boats, then at CXT until shortly before his final illness and passing.

He honored his God, loved his family, people, his dog, music, the Chicago Bears, and Nascar.

Life taught him to say thank you instead of please, hold and cherish while you can, you don’t always get what you want, and you’re not always right.

Later he learned how to let go and that when you are so loved, you don’t have to always be right.

He leaves a legacy of love, thoughtfulness, forgiveness, patience, and wisdom that we forever thank him for.

He made friends from the day he was born until he went Home on October 24, 2012.
Survived by wife Stephanie, daughter Nichole, parents Jack and Normalu Cooper, brother Jeff and wife Tina, sister Jody and husband Todd; Aunt Norma and Uncle Bill Sander; nephews Jon Cael, wife Tara and daughter Alexcia, Destin, and Trevor; niece Laura Cael and son Caden, and many beloved cousins and friends.

Memorial service Saturday, November 3, at 10:00 AM at Hennessey’s on North Division.

Contributions to American Cancer Society would be appreciated.

Please visit Jack’s online memorial and leave a message of condolence at

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