Danny W. Cooper, 53, passed away Oct. 26, 2010, at his Kalispell residence. Danny was born Nov. 1, 1956, in Medford, Ore., and was raised in the Medford and Klamath Falls areas. He was an honorably discharged Vietnam veteran, serving his country from 1973 to1975. In 1983 he married Kathleen Trobough in Klamath Falls. They were married for 10 years. He had been a truck driver before he retired. In 2005 he graduated from Flathead Valley Community College with a degree in criminal justice. He was preceded in death by his mother, Sadie Lilya; and grandparents, Charles and Ada Cooper. Danny is survived by his children, Nikkia Cooper and partner Joe Jelleff of Kalispell, Angel Cardona and Daniel Cooper, both of Klamath Falls, Cherry Cooper of Medford, and Jimmy and wife, Danielle Cooper, of Medford; grandchildren, Alayna, Mikaela, Joseph, Trenton, Kayla, Austin, Ryan, Dakota, Nathan and Tanner; sister, Laurie Smith, of Glendale, Ore.; and brothers, Glen and Vick Lilya, both of Medford. A celebration of life service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5, at Buffalo Hill Funeral Home. Cards of condolences may be sent to the funeral home at 1890 U.S. 93 N., Kalispell, MT 59901. Friends are also encouraged to visit the website at www.buffalohillfh.com to leave notes of condolence and support for the family. Buffalo Hill Funeral Home is caring for the family.