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William Riley Cochran
Birth: Aug. 30, 1892
Jasper County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jun. 26, 1971
Jasper County
Illinois, USA

Son of James Henry and Anna E. Lancaster Cochran. Brother of Viola C., Cordelia, Ina, and Golda May Sparks. Husband of Frances Orpha Sparling Cochran. Father of Opal Ferrell, Ruby Ilene, and Lawrence Dean Cochran.

Shown with his sisters.

(Memorial Obituary published in Decatur Daily Review, Decatur, IL June 27, 1971.)

(Entered into eternal rest Saturday, June 26, 1971)

William R. Cochran, 78, of rural Newton died 1:30 a.m. Saturday, Richland Memorial Hospital, Olney, IL. Born in Jasper County he married Gertrude Scott in 1959; leaves wife; son, Lawrence, Newton; daughters, Opal Downham, South Bend, IN; Ruby Bangert, Clay City; sisters, Viola Ralph, Cheln, WA; Ina Ruyle, Beatrice, Neb; 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Services 1:30 p.m. Monday, Marshall Funeral Chapel, Newton, IL; burial Trexler Cemetery near Newton. 
Family links: 
  James Henry Cochran (1860 - 1893)
  Anna E. Lancaster Cochran (1866 - 1945)
  Frances Orpha Sparling Cochran (1895 - 1957)*
  Opal Ferrell Cochran Downham (1914 - 1992)*
  Ruby Ilene Cochran Bangert (1917 - 1988)*
  Lawrence Dean Cochran (1921 - 2002)*
  Viola Cochran Ralph (1884 - 1983)*
  Cordelia Cochran Long (1886 - 1936)*
  William Riley Cochran (1892 - 1971)
*Calculated relationship
Trexler Cemetery
Jasper County
Illinois, USA
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- Sharon
 Added: Feb. 27, 2013
Thinking of you on your birthday, Grandpa!
- Maurice & Kaaren
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