Stacey was the co-founder of MAC Medical, Inc., in Belleville, IL. She was a devout catholic and supporter of St. Jude. She had a loving, kind, charismatic personality, and a smile that would light up a room. Stacey was a very selfless person who always put others first. She adored children and was very adventurous. Stacey will be deeply missed.
She was preceded in death by her father, Edward Belz; her paternal grandparents, Edward and Norma Belz; her maternal grandfather, John Barger; and her father-in-law, Dennis Cooper, Sr.
Surviving are her husband of 23 years, Dennis Cooper, Jr., whom she married on October 14, 1995;
a daughter, McKenzie Cooper;
a son, Jacob Cooper;
her parents, Beverly, nee Barger, Burklow and John Burklow;
two sisters, Kelly Burklow and Charlotte Burklow;
a brother, John (Andria) Burklow;
her maternal grandmother, Charlotte Barger;
a brother-in-law, John (Cate) Cooper;
a sister-in-law, Stacy (Erick) Crabtree;
her mother-in-law, Cynthia Cooper;
and numerous, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, or to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
The family would like to give a special thank you to Adiela for the loving and compassionate care given to Stacey.
Visitation: Friends may visit from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, January 22, 2019, and from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, January 23, 2019, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.
Funeral: A funeral procession will leave at 9:40 a.m. Wednesday, January 23, 2019, from the funeral home for a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Church, Belleville, IL, with Msgr. William McGhee and Fr. Clyde Grogan concelebrating.
Burial will be at Mount Carmel Catholic Cemetery, Belleville, IL.