Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
May 25, 2012 10:44 am EDT


BUTLER — Micheal John Cochren, 65, of Butler, died Tuesday, May 22, 2012, at the William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital in Madison, Wis.

Micheal was born March 28, 1947, in Mount Vernon, to John and Virginia (Bash) Cochren and graduated from East Knox High School. He served 12 years in the U.S. Army and was a Vietnam War veteran. Micheal was the owner of Ausco Technologies and Grand Slam Baseball Card Shop in Mount Vernon.

Surviving are his wife, Kulwida (Munwatee) Cochren; his children, Constance (Cochren) LaGoy and Sean Cochren, both of Baltimore, Md., Jeep Cochren and Parker Cochren, both of the home; grandchildren, Caroline Cochren, Christian Cochren and Noah LaGoy; sisters, Pamela Shultz, Susan Cochren, Sandra O’Bryan and Candace Turner; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Micheal was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Frank Cochren, Tom Cochren and Tim Cochren; and his sister, Dottie Cochren.

Services will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 E. High St., Mount Vernon. Burial, with military honors by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council, will follow in Mount Zion Cemetery near Gambier. Friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday from 11 a.m. until the time of the service at 1 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association, P.O. Box 163549, Columbus, OH 43216.

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The Snyder Funeral Homes in Mount Vernon are honored to serve the family of Micheal John Cochren.

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