Pat Cooper

ELKHART - Pat Cooper, age 82, died Oct. 4, 2020, at Morton County Senior Living Community in Elkhart, KS. She was born March 14, 1938, in Elkhart, KS, the daughter of Glenn and Wanda (Burkett) Handlin. Pat was born, raised and attended school in Elkhart. Pat married her first husband, Bob Smith. After their divorce Pat married Gene Coope. She worked at the Morton County Long Term Care as the first Activities Director.

Pat is survived by her son, Robert Smith of Las Vegas, NV. She is preceded in death by her parents; and husband, Gene.

Memorial service will be Oct. 17, 2020, at 1 p.m. at First Church of God in Elkhart, KS. Service will also be available on Garnand Funeral Home Facebook Live. Inurnment will follow at Elkhart Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Morton County EMS in care of Garnand Funeral Home, PO Box 854, Elkhart, KS 67950. Condolences may be posted at

Posted online on October 07, 2020