PORTIS — Forrest E. "Gene" Coop, 87, passed away Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019 in Smith Center. He was born July 13, 1932 to Virgie (Jefferies) and Floyd Coop. He was a U.S. Air Force Korean War veteran. He was a farmer.
Survivors: wife, Bonnie (Meyer) Coop; daughter, Sheri McKewon (Rick); sons, Jeff Coop (Marcia), and Tracy Coop; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and brother, Dean Coop. Preceded in death by: daughter, Cindy Clausen; and grandson, Aaron Coop.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 28 at Clark-Gashaw Chapel, Osborne, with interment in Crystal Plains Cemetery, rural Portis. Visitation will be prior to the services.
Memorials to: Community Market Place, or VFW #7743 both of Osborne.
Online condolences: www.clarkgashawfh.com.