Patricia "Patty" Jean Cooper

September 30, 1962 ~ January 27, 2024 (age 61) 61 Years Old

Patricia "Patty" Cooper Obituary

Patricia “Patty” Jean Cooper, 61, passed away on January 27, 2024. 

Patricia Jean Mitteness was born on September 30, 1962, to Severt “Joe” and Shirley Mitteness in Appleton, MN. She was baptized at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Holloway and lived in Holloway, MN until 1969. The family then moved to Anoka. She was confirmed at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church and graduated from Anoka Senior High School in 1981. She also attended the University of Minnesota. She married Richard Cooper in 1986, and they resided in Cottage Grove, where they were blessed with two children: Andrew and Anne.

Patty was a dedicated wife and loving mother to Andrew and Anne.  She spent her career in the education field, teaching in Virginia and South St. Paul. She enjoyed baking, decorating, sewing, reading, entertaining, walking her dogs, and spending time with family and friends. Patty was a caring, sweet, and kind person and will be greatly missed.

Patty is survived by her children: Andrew and Anne Cooper; siblings: Kathy (Kevin) Skjei, Kay (Barry) Hafermann, Todd (Julie) Mitteness, and Tim Mitteness; in-laws: Carol (Doug) Johnson and David (Kate) Cooper along with many nieces, nephews, other family members, and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents: Severt and Shirley Mitteness.

Blessed be the memory of Patty Cooper.



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