Archive for Thursday, April 7, 2005

Robert I. Cochran

April 7, 2005

— Services for Robert I. Cochran, 80, Leavenworth, will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 8, at Belden-Sexton-Sumpter Funeral Chapel, Leavenworth. Burial will be in Sunset Memory Garden.

Mr. Cochran died Tuesday, April 5, 2005, at Broadway Heights Nursing Home.

He was born Sept. 24, 1924, in Dearing, the son of Kelse W. and Estella F. (DeShields) Cochran.

He married Helen L. Clark on Sept. 2, 1944, in Coffeyville. She died in June 1989.

Mr. Cochran retired from Lansing Correctional Facility, where he was a correctional officer for more than 36 years.

He was a member of First Assembly of God Church, where he was a deacon.

Survivors include two daughters, Carolyn Crosby, Leavenworth, and Connie J. Erlenbaugh, Atchison; a son, Robert D., Leavenworth; two brothers, Kenneth R., Topeka, and Eugene W., Coffeyville; his fiancee, Juanita McKee, Kansas City, Kan.; nine grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.

Friends may call from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 7, at the funeral chapel.

The family suggests memorials to the family, sent in care of the funeral chapel, 500 Oak St., Leavenworth 66048.

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