Emma L. Kocher

Emma Lorene Kocher, 21, of Huntington, died Friday, Dec. 12, 2008, at 6 a.m.

Miss Kocher was a 2006 graduate of Huntington North High School. She had worked at the registration desk at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.

She was born Oct. 29, 1987, in Huntington to William and Julie Manes Kocher. She is survived by her father and stepmother, William and Jayne Kocher, of Huntington, and her mother and stepfather, Julie and Charles Crain, of Huntington.

Additional survivors include a brother, Michael W. Kocher, of Huntington; a sister, Cassandra Rakoczy, of Huntington; and her grandparents, Kenneth and Sally Manes and William and June Kocher, all of Huntington.

The family held a private funeral service at Bailey-Love Mortuary, with Rev. Ray Seilhamer officiating. Burial will be at a later date at Mt. Hope Cemetery.

Preferred memorials are gifts to the D.A.R.E. program in care of Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 W. Park Drive, Huntington, IN 46750.

Online condolences may be sent to wecare@baileylove.com.