OBITUARY ~ ROSELLA RUTH COCHRAN
September 01, 1925 ~ August 04, 2011
Rosella Ruth COCHRAN of 337 Grace Village Drive, Winona Lake, Indiana passed away on Thursday, August 4, 2011 at 2:25
a.m. at Grace Village Health Care in Winona Lake at the age of 85.
She was born on September 1, 1925 in Montana to Earl COCHRAN and Myrtle GRAY COCHRAN.
Rosella worked as a missionary for the Grace Brethren Church. In May 1942 she graduated from Mount Ayr High School,
in Mount Ayr, Iowa. She graduated in 1946 from Broadlawns County Hospital of Des Moines, Iowa as a registered nurse.
She then served in the U.S. Army as a nurse. In 1952 she went to Grace College Seminary in Winona Lake, Indiana where
she received her Bachelor of Christian Education in 1954. She served as a missionary in the Central African Republic
from 1954-1986. She briefly retired, and then returned to the mission field in 1988 remaining there until 1990. Rosella
resided in Winona Lake, Indiana.
She is survived by several nieces and nephews.
No calling is planned, a memorial service will be held at a later date at Grace Village Retirement Community, Winona
Lake, Indiana. Burial will be held at Middlefork Cemetery, Redding, Iowa.
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