Merle (nee Cooper) Cooper. Retired Chicago Public Elementary School Teacher. Born January 4, 1932 to the late Rudolph Cooper and Annette Friedman. Beloved wife of Bernard "Bernie" Cooper; devoted mother of Lynne Weinstein (Michael) Reisner, Michael Weinstein and Andrew Weinstein (Kate Hewitt); caring step-mother of Robert (Micki) Cooper; cherished grandmother of Jordan and Julie Reisner, Emily and Benjamin Weinstein, Cooper and Henry Weinstein and Jessica and David Cooper; also survived by many dear and loving family and friends. Funeral services, Sunday, February 17, 2013, 1:30 pm at Temple Emanuel, 5959 N Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL 60660. Interment, Memorial Park Cemetery, Skokie, Illinois. Arrangements entrusted to Weinstein Funeral Home, 111 Skokie Blvd, Wilmette, IL, 60091 847-256-5700, www.weinsteinfuneralhomes.com.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Merle's memory may be made to the American Liver Foundation, 39 Broadway, Suite 2700, New York, NY 10006, www.liverfoundation.org.