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Kathleen Ann Cochlin Obituary


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“The nine Cochlin kids and the six Bastyr kids were like one big family when we were growing up. Living just two doors down from the Cochlin's,...Read More ยป
1 of 5 | Posted by: Chuck Bastyr - Etobicoke

“Roger - So sorry to hear of your loss. My prayers are with you and your family. I know how much your mother meant to you. God Bless! ”
2 of 5 | Posted by: Anne Brown - Minneapolis, MN

“Prayers are with your family. ”
3 of 5 | Posted by: John Gray - Austin, MN

“Roger-Sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time. God bless all of you. ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: Joyce (Lee) Edland - Rose Creek, MN

“My thoughts and prayers are with you, Roger, and your whole family. ”
5 of 5 | Posted by: Kathy Hansen - Eagan, MN


Kathleen Ann (Hurley) Cochlin passed away Wednesday, July 13, 2011 at Good Samaritan Home in Prescott Valley, AZ. Katheen (Kay) was born in Chicago, Illinois on July 21, 1923, to John D. and Anne Hurley. She graduated from Calumet High School in Chicago and worked for Marshall Fields. Kay married Roger Cochlin on January 12, 1946 on his return from the war. They moved to Austin, MN, where they raised nine children. The family's fondest memories were times spent at the lake cabin. She graduated from Austin Junior College. They moved to Phoenix, AZ in 1978. Kay worked at the ASU School of Social Work until she retired. Their retirement years were spent traveling across the country and meeting new friends at each destination. Quilting and reading were her favorite past times. Kay was a spiritual, gracious, generous and family-oriented person who spread warmth and cheer to all around her. She is survived by her children Roger F. Cochlin of Lincoln, MT; Jane Ann (Gerald) Brown of Prescott, AZ; John (Mary Ann) Cochlin of Omaha, NE, Margaret (Mark) March of Mineral Wells, TX; Catherine Hamblin of Chandler, AZ; Patricia (Mike) Winkels of Prescott Valley, AZ; Donald (Lori) Cochlin of Weatherford, TX; Shirley Cochlin of Chandler, AZ; Shelly Lewis Cochlin of Crystal River, FL; 20 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Preceeded in death by husband Roger W. Cochlin; son James Cochlin; parents John & Anne Hurley; brothers John W.; Richard "Bud" L., & Donald F. Hurley; and sister Margaret "Peg" Hurley. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 225 Grove Avenue, Suite B, Prescott, AZ 86301. Heritage Memory Mortuary is caring for the family.