Dennis L. Cooney

Dennis L. Cooney, 52, of Council Bluffs died Jan. 14 at his home. He was born Sept. 19, 1952, in Council Bluffs to Lyle and Lois (Champlin) Cooney and lived in the city his whole life. He graduated from Abraham Lincoln High School in 1970 and attended Northwest Missouri State University for two years. He was operations coordinator for Northern Natural Gas Co. for more than 30 years. He was an avid Iowa Hawkeye fan and enjoyed all types of sports. He enjoyed following his daughter, Kelli, in her sports endeavors - most recently as she coached the A.L. junior varsity volleyball team.

Survivors include a daughter, Kelli Cooney of Council Bluffs; his parents, Lyle and Lois Cooney of Council Bluffs; a sister, Lu Ann Campbell and husband, Marty, of Omaha; a stepson and his family, Mike Feierfeil, wife, Elise, and children Luke, Lauren and Lane; niece Michelle and nephew Mike Campbell; an aunt and uncle, Lucille and Bernie Howe; cousins Jeff and Doug Howe and Randy and Ron Cooney; and animal companions Daisy, Toes and Tinkerbell. He will be missed by many great friends and relatives.

Visitation with the family will be Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Cutler-O'Neill-Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home. The funeral will be Tuesday at 3 p.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Jerry Hopkins of First Christian Church officiating. Memorials may be offered to Kelli Cooney.