Ruth A. Cochran

Ruth Ann Cochran, 87, a lifetime resident of Marion, IN, and having family in Van Buren, IN, died Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, at 3:45 p.m. in Colonial Oaks Health Care of Marion.

Ms. Cochran retired from Foster Forbes, of Marion, after 40 years of employment. From 1946 to 1950 she was a cook at the old Spencer Hotel in Marion.

She was born Sept. 28, 1930, in Marion to Francis and Marva Rice Cochran.

She is survived by a brother, James E. Cochran, of Marion; a sister-in-law, Shirley Cochran, of Upland.

Calling is Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Ferguson & Glancy Funeral Home, 201 W. Main, Van Buren. A service of celebration will be held Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home.