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Cooper Jonathan Petkau

June 3, 2009 ~ October 6, 2023 (age 14) 14 Years Old

Cooper Petkau Obituary

It is with profound sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Cooper Petkau at age 14 years. Cooper passed away suddenly on October 6th, 2023, in a tragic car accident.

Cooper is survived by his mom and dad, Ashley and Matt Petkau of Hinton AB and his sister Camry, his grandparents John and Sonny Bennett, Sandra Cranston, and Jerry and Mona Petkau, aunts and uncles; Sherri (Kurtis) Muyres, Carmen (Ryan) Ireland, Casey (Mindi) Petkau, Jenn (Germen Groenhof) Petkau, Derrick (Haley) Petkau, cousins; Tao, Emma, Ava, Jacob, Lily, Riley, Jonas, Espen, Samantha, Garrett, Gavin, Lily and Wylliam, as well as numerous other family and friends. 

Cooper was best known for his larger-than-life personality. He had the most amazing infectious laughter and a smile that was incredibly heartwarming. His zest for life had a remarkable way of brightening any space he stepped into. Cooper possessed an unwavering determination when it came to pursuing any goal he set his mind on. His love for his family and friends was immense. He never missed a chance to make sure we all felt it. It was always there, shining through everything he did. He loved family gatherings, honest conversations and great laughs. Cooper passed away living life to the absolute fullest. His absence will be felt for an eternity. 

A Memorial Service will be held October 20th at 1:00pm at the Hinton Center in Hinton AB

In lieu of flowers please consider donating to the Stollery Children's Hospital. 

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Memorial Service
October 20, 2023

1:00 PM
Hinton Community Centre
965 Switzer Drive
Hinton, Alberta T7V 2E5


Stollery Children's Hosptial Foundation
800-8215 112 St. NW, Edmonton AB T6G 9Z9
Tel: 1-780-433-5437


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