Mary A. Cooley, 78, of Jasper

Mary A. Cooley, 78, of Jasper, passed away on Wednesday, October 25th at Memorial Hospital and Healthcare Center in Jasper. Mary was born May 17, 1945 in Indianapolis to Karl and Ruby (Travers) Zdenek. She was united in marriage to Dan Cooley on March 9, 1962 in Indianapolis. Mary was a Mohawk Industries Saleswoman. She enjoyed playing cards, being with family, camping at Wildridge Resort and taking her grandkids on adventures. Mary was a member of the Red Hats Society.
Mary is survived by her husband of 61 years, Dan Cooley of Jasper; her son, Dan (JoAnnette) Cooley of Jasper; her daughter, Danette (Joe) Wendholt of Huntingburg; four sisters, Vicky (Curtis) Brown, Tammy (Jeff) Coss and Vickie Zdenek all of Indianapolis, Nancy (Brian) Murphy of Centerville, IN; a brother, Jimmy (Elinore) Zdenek of Indianapolis; five grandchildren, Jason (Megan) Wendholt, Justin (Janae) Wendholt, Samantha (Addison) Weyer, Madison and Mackenzie Cooley; three great-grandchildren, Liam, Nora, Jack and Dani who is coming soon. Mary was preceded in death by brothers, Karlie and Mike Zdenek; sisters, Bobbette Zollars and Valerie Carter.
Funeral services will be Tuesday, October 31st at 11:00 AM CT in St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Santa Claus. Friends may call Tuesday at the church from 9:00 AM CT until time of services. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Online condolences may be shared at