Farming Rural 21

Charles Wilbert Cochran

November 24, 1926 ~ October 16, 2020 (age 93)


Charles Wilbert Cochran, 93, of LaFontaine, passed away at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 16, 2020 at Rolling Meadows Health and Rehabilitation in LaFontaine.  He was born in Blackford County, on November 24, 1926, to the late Leroy and Bessie (Richards) Cochran. 

Wilbert married Helen C. Reed on March 9, 1947; she passed away on June 10, 2018.  Wilbert worked as a farmer and he was a member of the LaFontaine United Methodist Church.  

Wilbert is survived by his son, Dennis (Sherol) Cochran, LaFontaine; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.  He is preceded in death by one son, Michael Cochran; one grandchild, John David Cochran; one sister and three brothers.

Per the family's request due to COVID-19, there will be a graveside service held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at LaFontaine IOOF Cemetery with Pastor Susan Shambaugh officiating.  

Preferred memorials are to the LaFontaine United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 57, LaFontaine, IN  46940.

Services have been entrusted to McDonald Funeral Homes, LaFontaine Chapel, 104 S. Main Street, LaFontaine, Indiana 46940.

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Graveside Service
October 20, 2020

10:30 AM
LaFontaine IOOF Cemetery
State Road 15
LaFontaine, IN 46940

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