Carolyn Maughan Cooper, 72, of Logan Utah passed away on August 17, 2023 after a difficult fight with Alzheimer’s. She was welcomed home by her husband John H. Cooper, her parents, Murray and Connie Maughan as well as her brothers Michael Maughan and Eric Maughan.
Carolyn was born in Cedar City on February 3, 1951. She was raised in Logan, graduating from Logan High school in 1969. While growing up she participated in student government and dance, performing with the Hi-Lo’s in high school and a cheerleader at USU. Carolyn also took advantage of the best snow on earth skiing weekly with her siblings, Eric and Pam, as well as her friends.
While attending USU she met and married John H. Cooper also of Logan, in the Logan temple on June 4, 1951. This started her life as a military wife and traveling the world with her family, living in 14 different locations including, Korea, Germany and 6 different states from the East to West Coast.
As Carolyn was unable to complete her degree at Utah State prior to accompanying her husband on his first military assignment, she cumulatively attended 5 different colleges before finally completing a degree as a Physical Therapy Assistant from the Community College of Southern Nevada. She worked as a PT assistant in Las Vegas for several years before retiring.
Carolyn always said when she grew up she wanted to be a Mom. She Went on to become an exceptional mom who raised 4 daughters who adored and loved their mother. She is survived by her daughters, Stephanie Kerr of Cypress CA, Stacy Funk of Springboro OH, Terel Anderson of River Heights UT, Erin Bowser of Tooele UT, and her loving sister Pam S. Williams of Angels Camp CA. She took great joy in loving and supporting her family. When her 16 grandchildren arrived she took delight in each and everyone of them. The last decade of her life brought an additional 12 great grandchildren to her family which brought her great joy and comfort in the last years of her life.
Carolyn dedicated her life to service by serving those in her neighborhood, community and church. She faithfully served in the Primary, Young Women's, and Relief Society organizations for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, and cherished her calling as temple worker while living in Las Vegas.
When Carolyn wasn't busy taking care of her family she enjoyed sewing, skiing, reading, playing the piano, dancing, walking with friends and tending to her beautiful flower garden.
We would like to thank the amazing staff at Maple Springs and Aegis Hospice for their care and compassion for Carolyn over the last couple of years.
The viewing will be held Friday, September 1st from 10:30-11:30 am at Allen- Hall Mortuary (34 E. Center St. Logan, Ut) with a funeral following at 12:00 pm.
The service will be livestreamed and can be accessed by the following link: