Marjorie Rohrbaugh Cochran passed away on January 30, 2013 in Fort Myers, FL. Born December 28, 1918 in Fort Wayne, IN, she was a graduate of Milliken University, Decatur, IL and was a school teacher prior to her marriage to Charles M. Cochran in 1944. Marjorie and Charles raised 5 children - Charles Jr (1946-), Susan (1949-1950), Richard (1951-2012), and twins Jeanette and Jacqueline (1953-).
In addition to her 3 remaining children, Marjorie is survived by sister-in-law Barbara Whitney (Herbert), 7 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, 6 nieces and nephews, as well friends across the country. The family is deeply indebted to Marjorie's wonderful caregivers, and especially to Deborah Norman.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the Charles M. Cochran Endowed Scholarship Fund at Cornell College (Mount Vernon, IA) and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Jimmy Fund (Boston, MA).
A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, February 2, at 1 PM at Edison Hall in Cypress Cove (10100 Cypress Cove Dr., Fort Myers, FL 33908).
Family and friends may sign the guest register or leave a condolence message by visiting www.horizonfunerals.com.
Affordable Cremations and Horizon Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.