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Lynda Jean Coop Oct. 20, 1944 - Aug. 30, 2019

Lynda Jean Coop, 74, of Frankfort, died on Friday, Aug. 30, 2019 at IU Arnett Hospital in Lafayette. She was born on Oct. 20, 1944 in New York City to Michael & Mary (Yost) Hunter. She married Bill Fred Coop on Sept. 21, 1985, and he survives.

Lynda was a Registered Nurse working for 23 years at the Clinton County Hospital in Frankfort. She also worked as a school nurse for the Community Schools of Frankfort and most recently for Guardian Angel Hospice until her retirement in 2007. She lived in the New York City and Boston areas before coming to Frankfort in 1977. She graduated from high school in 1962 in Dracut, Mass. and received her nursing degree from Indiana University in Kokomo in 1998. Lynda was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene.

In addition to her husband, Lynda is survived by two daughters, Karen Gandy of Ft. Wayne and Christine (Husband-Jonathan) Perkins of Fishers; one son, Paul (Fiancé-Breonna Minear) Gandy of Wisconsin; three grandchildren, Josie (Husband-Nicholas) Slaughter and Kaylin (Husband-Andrew) Schutz and Zachary Perkins; and two great-grandchildren, Grant and Lillie Slaughter.

In addition to her parents, Lynda was preceded in death by a brother, Richard Hunter, and a granddaughter, Emily.

Private Family Services are being planned with burial in Green Lawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, 1500 Rosecrans Avenue, Suite 200, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266, Gideons International, Clinton County Cancer or Donor’s Choice of Charity. Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort is assisting the family with arrangements. Please visit goodwinfuneralhome.com to leave a message or share a memory with the family.