Loleta Obituaries

Loleta Obituaries

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  • Wednesday Jul 11 | via Times-Standard 

    Throwback Thursday: Rodeo veteran wins Fortuna Rodeo...

    Fifty-four years ago this month, veteran rodeo rider Al Cooper of Loleta won the Grundman-Beacon championship saddle at the annual Fortuna Rodeo. According to his obituary, which ran after his death on Oct. 24, 2012, Cooper was a fixture in the local livestock community and participated in the Fortuna Rodeo for more than 40 years, competing in most events and winning the “All Around” title five times.