Coopers celebrate 63rd anniversary

Pete and Ruth Cooper

On Monday April  6, Royal (Pete) and Ruth (Joslin) Cooper observed their 63rd wedding anniversary. Children of the Rockford couple are Kenneth and (Debbie) Cooper, Helen and (Steve) Smith, Donald and (Jeanne) Cooper, JoAnn and (David) Fowler, Nancy Samsel and Dale Cooper. The couple have 13 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.