Cochran, Cutis G. (1921 - 1982)






----Source: Tribune-Record-Gleaner (Clark County, Wis.) 08/25/1982

Cochran, Cutis G. (1921 - 1982)

Funeral services were at 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 21, at the Assembly of God Church, Neillsville, for Curtis G. Cochran, 61, Route 1, Granton, Clark County.

Mr. Cochran died at 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 17, at St. Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield.

Officiating was Rev. Edwin Gungor of Faith Christian Church, Marshfield. Burial was in the Town of Lynn Cemetery.

Curtis Cochran was born at Quimby, Iowa, to Floyd G. and Marie (nee Swearting) Cochran, on July 15, 1921. He received his education in Iowa, graduating from high school at Poplar, Wis.

He was employed for a short time before entering the Armed Forces during World War II. He was among the first paratroopers that were sent to England, and later transferred to the Air Force and flew 30 missions over Germany.

He received many decorations during his years in the service. After being discharged he owned and operated a tire recapping plant in Oregon for several years.

He then moved to Colorado, where he farmed for a short time before moving to California, where he was in the car business.

After coming to Clark County, he operated the United Farm Agency, a real estate business, for a number of years. He had also served as district manager for Strout Realty for several years, and at the time of his death was a field representative for Lynn Dairy.

He and Marjorie Smith were married at Hitchen, England, on March 1, 1944.

He was a member of Faith Christian Church, Marshfield.

Surviving him are his wife, Marjorie three daughters, Mrs. Michael (Judy) Murphy, Sutter, Cal., Mrs. Richard (Jerry) Roberts, Chico Cal., and Mrs. Rodney (Debbie) Hemp of Clayton, Wis. one son, Floyd G., Greenwood two sisters, Mrs. June Rowe, Twain Harte, Cal. And Mrs. Floydetta Delbianco of Haywood, Cal. two brothers, Robert of Las Vegas, Nev. And Harold of Yuba City, Cal. his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Cochran of Yuba City, Cal. and six grandchildren.

Preceding him in death was one sister, Lorraine.

Gesche Funeral Home, Neillsville, handled arrangements.



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