Dorothy Elizabeth (Haberthier) Cooper

Born: Sun., Mar. 27, 1927
Died: Tue., Sep. 10, 2013

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Dorothy E. Cooper

March 27, 1927 – September 10, 2013



Dorothy Elizabeth Cooper, 86, of South Bend died at 1:43 p.m. Tuesday, September 10, 2013 in Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Cooper was born March 27, 1927 in Cincinnati, OH to the late Edna (Boehringer) and John Haberthier and had lived in South Bend since 1946. On April 20, 1946 in Cincinnati as Dorothy E. Haberthier she married Charles Robert Cooper who preceded her in death March 25, 1976. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Roger Haberthier.


She is survived by her daughter, Dorothy A. Cooper of South Bend; her sister, Gertrude Meyers (Kenneth) of Cincinnati; her brother, John Haberthier of Cincinnati; and two special nieces, Michelle and Julia Meyers also of Cincinnati.


Dorothy loved to play BINGO until her later years and along with her husband belonged to American Legion Post #284 where she served as a Past President of the Auxiliary.


Private family viewing and graveside services will be held with burial in Highland Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Pet Refuge, 2300 W. 6th St., Mishawaka, IN, 46544, St. Joseph County Humane Society, 2506 Grape Rd., Mishawaka, IN, 46545, or the charity of the donor’s choice. Welsheimer Family Funeral Home North is assisting the family with arrangements. Family and friends may leave e-mail condolences at

Charitable donations may be made in Dorothy's memory to the following organizations:

Donors choice.

Humane Society
2506 Grape Rd., Mishawaka, IN 46545

Pet Refuge
2300 W. 6th St. Mishawaka, In 46544.

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