Michael R. Cochran

Michael Ray Cochran, 63, of LaFontaine, IN, and having family members in Andrews, IN, died Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, at 9:36 a.m. at Rolling Meadows Healthcare Center, in LaFontaine.

Mr. Cochran graduated in 1966 from Southwood High School. He was a farmer and also worked at Story Electric, in Wabash, and as a bus driver for MSD Schools of Wabash County. He was a member of the LaFontaine United Methodist Church, in LaFontaine.

He was born Dec. 18, 1949, in Grant County to Wilbert and Helen Reed Cochran. His parents survive in LaFontaine.

Additional survivors include two daughters, Kristina (John Griffin) Cochran, of LaFontaine, and Stephanie (Joe) Sunderman, of Andrews; a brother, Dennis (Sherol) Cochran, of LaFontaine; and a granddaughter, Jacelynn Sunderman.

A service was held on Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, at McDonald Funeral Home, LaFontaine Chapel, in LaFontaine, with Donald Miller officiating. Burial was at the LaFontaine I.O.O.F. Cemetery, in LaFontaine.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Liberty Township Fire Department.

Online condolences may be made at www.mcdonaldfunerals.com.