The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

January 22, 2014

John Cochran

The Commercial-News

---- — DANVILLE — John Cochran, 66, of Danville, passed away suddenly Monday, Jan. 20, 2014.

He was born Sept. 23, 1947, in Fremont, Ohio, the son of John and Florine Cook Cochran.

He was married to Shirley Trunka on Oct. 6, 1982, in Las Vegas.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley Cochran; and his special friends Sally and Stan Hogsett and Lou and Mimi Reitemeier.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

John was a graduate of Ohio State and Ball State University, where he graduated with a 3.78 GPA. He loved woodworking and was very creative. John enjoyed spending time on his computer, especially watching kitten and cat videos.

John was a world traveler with his consulting business, going as far as Chile and Alaska. He enjoyed gourmet cooking as well as making very creative and delicious pies. He was known for his pear pie.

John is now with his beloved cat “Midnight” and he will be sorely missed by his devoted wife, Shirley.

A private family service will be held at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center, A Life Celebration Home, in Danville. Please join the Cochran Family in sharing memories, pictures, and videos of John’s life on his Tribute Wall at

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