Barbara Cooper

Ms. Barbara Ann Willemin Cooper, 77, of Cuero passed away Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019. Barbara was born Feb. 1, 1942 in Victoria to the late Howard James and Clodia Willemin. She married the late Ronald Cooper in Coprus Christi in 1975. She was the Administrator of Grants and Special Programs on the USS Lexington Museum on the Bay in Corpus Christi. She was involved in many church functions including teaching Sunday school at Trinity Lutheran Church in Corpus Christi. She also organized the Lutheran World Relief quilting group at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Cuero. 

She is survived by her sister, Virginia “Jean” Dohmann and husband, Art, of Goliad and stepson, Michael Cooper of Houston. She is preceded in death by her parents and husband. 

Visitation will be held Saturday, Feb. 9 from 3-4 p.m. at Freund Funeral Home in Cuero with a funeral service beginning at 4 p.m. Rev. Paul Muehlbrad will officiate. Burial will be held at a later date.

Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Mark’s Lutheran Church of Cuero or Harbor Hospice of Victoria, 5606 N. Navarro, Suite 306, Victoria, TX 77904.

You may sign the guestbook or send condolences at

Freund Funeral Home, 361-275-2343.

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