Cooper, Glen E. (Unknown - April 27, 1947)
PLANE CRASH KILLS FORMER DOUGLAS
Douglas Budget - June 12, 1947Glen E. Cooper, 32, a building contractor of Hawthorne, Calif., was one of two Civil Aeronautics Patrol members who died instantly the morning of April 27 when their training plane exploded and burned after crashing near Mirage Dry Lake, 16 miles west of Victoroville, a suburb of Los Angeles, Calif.
Glen grew up on a farm near Douglas, and the family lived in this community until ab out 1935, and had many friends here.
His parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.D. Cooper of Riverton, and his brothers, Arthur of Cheyenne and Vincent and Kenneth of Riverton, and sister, Mrs. Gladys Runyan of Riverton, went to Hawthorne for the funeral, which was held on May 4th. His brother, Clifford, also of Riverton, was unable to attend.
Glen is survived by his wife, Velva, and three children, Phyllis 6, Betty 3 and Phillip 2.