August 10, 2019
Sandra Kaye Cooper-Burns was born on December I, 1938 to the union of Kenneth and Doris B. (Burkett) Cooper in Black Hawk, Iowa. Sandra received her formal education at North Divison High School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Sandra accepted Christ a her Savior on September 14, 1965 and united with St. Mark AME Church. She served as a director of the Heritage Craft Club, Kitchen Club, Director of the Rose Tea, and sewing costumes for the praise dancers. In 1966, Sandra Cooper united in holy matrimony with James Burns in Milwaukee. Their union was blessed with seven children. She was employed by the Milwaukee Public School System as a School Administrator for over 26 year, retiring on December 23, 1999. In her leisure she enjoyed traveling, crafts, crocheting, ewing, reading, cooking, card games, board games, puzzles, time with her loved ones and sharing the word of God. She was also the president of the MTEA, and member of The Red Hat Society and a crafting club. Sandra Kaye Cooper-Burns departed this life August 10, 2019. She was preceded in death by her son, Kenneth G. Cooper; mother, Doris B. (Burkett) Cooper; and father, Kenneth G. Cooper. She leaves to cherish her memory: children, Vanes a Cooper, Clifford Cooper, Doris Cooper, Sandra Cooper-Wren, James Bums, and Maeta Burns-Penn; grandchildren, Damian Cooper, Nyla Al-Mujaahid, Kelly Jackson, Darnel Cooper-Elliott, Duran Cooper, Kia Cooper, Clifford Cooper-Holmes, Dwight Cooper, Danny Wren, Kylene Amborn, Curtis Cooper-Holmes, Xavier Johnson, Syquis Phillips, Katherine Burns, Patrice Burns, Taylor Burns, Thomas Penn V, and Elijah Maloy; 34 great grandchildren and a host of other family and friends.
Sandra Kaye Cooper-Burns was born on December I, 1938 to the union of Kenneth and Doris B. (Burkett) Cooper in Black Hawk, Iowa. Sandra received her formal education at North Divison High School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Sandra accepted Christ... View Obituary & Service Information
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