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Mary Z. Cochern

May 9, 1925 ~ May 16, 2018 (age 93)

Mary Z. Cochern, age 93, of Marion passed away Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at Rolling Meadows Health & Rehabilitation, LaFontaine, Indiana.

Mary was born May 9, 1925 in Converse, Indiana the daughter of the late Jesse Lloyd and Minnie (Parson) Cole.  She married Bert Cochern on August 20, 1985, and he preceded her in death in 1995.  She worked at Medallion Homes in Kokomo and McCombs Drapery Shop.

Mary attended Grace Community Church and was an avid antique collector and dealer.  She loved spending her winter months in Florida.

She is survived by a son, Larry Pressler (Cheryl) of Fayetteville, Georgia; daughter, Linda Oradat of Warsaw; sister, Nancy Watkins of Wabash; grandchildren, Lori Ann (Brian) Maynard, Kimberley Himelick, Stacey (Bryan) Carmichael, Anne Marie Sweeney, Patrick (Tina) Pressler, Nick (Jane) Pressler, Tyler (Ashley) Himelick, Ashley Pressler, Max Lima, J.D. Pressler, Noah, Mitchell, Jacob and Carson Pressler; and special nephews, Cole and Dave McCombs.

Mary is also preceded in death by brothers, Jack & Richard Cole; sisters, Helen Idle Bakehorn, Lois Bahney, Beulah McCombs and Carolyn JoAnn Haag; and son-in-law, Gary Oradat.

Private Graveside Services will be held at Grant Memorial Park Cemetery, Marion, Indiana.

Arrangements entrusted to Raven-Choate Funeral Home, 1202 W. Kem Road, Marion, Indiana.

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