Jack Cooper ’63

Jack Cooper ’63 , age 87, of Grand Rapids, formerly of Amsterdam, NY and Glenmont, NY was called to his heavenly home on Thursday, February 23, 2017. Jack graduated from South High School in Grand Rapids and served as an instructor in the Naval Reserves before graduating from Hope College and Western Seminary. As a Reformed Church minister, he served First Reformed Church in Amsterdam, NY, Glenmont Community Church in Glenmont, NY, and Fifth Reformed Church in Grand Rapids, MI. His hobbies and interests after retiring included writing, woodworking and Hope College sports. Jack is preceded in death by his parents, and son Jeff. He is survived by his loving wife, Dolores, his daughter Kate Scheltema (Jim) and grand¬daughter Elizabeth and his sister Shirley Francis.

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