Dennis Cooney Obituary

Dennis  Cooney
Dennis Cooney

January 12, 1939 - February 5, 2010
Resided in Madrid, IA


Dennis Bernard Cooney, 72, of Madrid, IA, formerly of Chicago, IL and Des Moines, IA, passed from this life on Friday, February 5, 2010, at his home in Madrid.
Dennis was born the son of Bernard Sylvester and Helen (Stone) Cooney on January 12, 1938 in Chicago, Illinois. He married Josephine Elizabeth (Gerby) Breed on November 27, 1970 and they moved to Des Moines, where they made their home. Dennis was formerly employed with Bekins Van Lines as a truck driver/mover for 25 years. In earlier years, he did heating and cooling work. In 1995, Dennis and Josephine moved to Madrid, where they had attended St. Malachy's Catholic Church. Dennis loved spending time with his step grandchildren.
He is survived and lovingly remembered by his mother, Helen Cooney of Chicago, IL; sister, Gayle (Donald) Lettin of Chicago; sister-in-law, Sharon Cooney also of Chicago; two stepsons, Roger (Candy) Breed of Madrid and Earl (Carlene) Shoafstall of Johnston; nieces and nephews, Linda (Tom) Pierson, Darlene (Rick) Brown, Sheryl Lettin, Donna (Bill) Sacc, Scott (Brandi) Lettin, Kevin (Sherri) Cooney and Keli Robertson; and a host of several great-nieces and great-nephews, step grandchildren and step great-grandchildren.
Dennis was preceded in death by his father, Bernard Cooney; wife, Josephine Cooney; brother, Gerald Cooney; stepson, Ross A. Breed Sr.; and one grandson, Shawn Everett Ross Breed.


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