Elizabeth “Betty” Cooper of Etzikom, passed away on Tuesday, January 1, 2019, at the age of 97 years, beloved wife of the late Harry Cooper. She leaves to cherish her memory three children, Donna (Dennis) White of Pigeon Lake, Alberta, Tom Cooper of Cayley, Alberta, Allan Cooper of Etzikom and one son-in-law Terry Morris of Terrace, B.C.; eight grandchildren, Serena (James) Makowecki, Nicole White, Danielle (Ian) Paydli, Jim Geiger, Daniel (Jen) Cooper, Brett (Erin) Cooper, Alana Williams, Dean Williams, Dave King; step-grandchildren Cher (Ray) and Shayne and ten great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her parents, Zona and William Widdop; her husband Harry on January 4, 1989; two daughters, Faye Williams and Pat Morris; two daughters-in-law, Kathy and Darlene; and one brother Bert Widdop. Betty graduated High School in Medicine Hat then went on to get her RN at the Holy Cross Hospital in Calgary. In 1944, she married her childhood sweetheart Harry Cooper and later they moved to Dartmouth Nova Scotia where Harry was stationed. In 1945, they returned to Medicine Hat and back to Etzikom three years later where they settled and raised their family. Betty carried on her nursing skills in Etzikom and area for many years. She was active in the community throughout her life volunteering on both the local school board and the board of the Etzikom Museum. Betty was a caring and compassionate person who was absolutely devoted to her husband and children. She had a strong faith and belief in the power and strength of Jesus Christ’s love and lived that every day. She is now at peace and happy to be with her Lord and saviour. The funeral service will be held in the PATTISON CHAPEL on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. George Mills officiating. Interment will take place in the Etzikom Cemetery at a later date. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Etzikom Museum c/o Box 585, Etzikom, Alberta, T0K 0W0. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: [email protected] subject heading: Elizabeth Cooper.