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Sandra Lee Cochran
March 14, 1943 - June 25, 2013
WALKERTON â€” Sandra Cochran, aged 70, passed away peacefully in Walkerton on June 25, 2013 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was surrounded by family and friends. A lifelong resident of Walkerton and recently of Sebring, Fla., she is survived by her husband of 53 years Woody Cochran, her children Jenny Cochran, Walkerton; Charlotte (Rob) Kelley, Walkerton; Barb (Jon) Coburn, Walls, Miss.; Lori (Ben Crowder) Cochran, Walkerton; Sandy Cochran, Walkerton; Brian (Sarah Martin) Cochran, Mishawaka; Jennifer (Greg) Koscielny, Goshen: 11 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren: siblings Ed Martin (Ruthie), Argos; Janice (Ernie) Burch, South Haven, Miss.; Judy Martin (Larry) Haynes, Walls, Miss.; Anna (Cochran) Listenberger, Plymouth; Gib (Phyllis) Cochran, Cape Canaveral, Fla.; and Mary Jo (Cochran) Singleton, Walkerton. She is preceded in death by her parents Ed and Deveda Martin, her brother James Martin, and her in-laws Woodrow and Ellen Cochran, Dick Listenberger and George Singleton.
Sandra and Woody were married March 18, 1960 in Tyner. She worked at Annis Finer Foods, LaPaz and Martinâ€™s Greenhouse, Walkerton. After raising their children they retired to Sebring, Fla. where she enjoyed antiquing, boating, hosting many visits by family and friends, and daily contests of SkipBo, Cribbage and Wii bowling with her husband.
As Sandra wished she will be cremated with a Memorial Service for all family and friends Friday, July 5 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Tyner Community Building. The family has asked in lieu of flowers a donation can be made to the charity of your choice. Elkhart Cremation Services is entrusted with arrangements.