Muscatine County

Kenneth LeRoy Cochran



Kenneth Cochran Funeral Rites Will Be Sunday

The body of Kenneth LeRoy Cochran, 26, aviation mechanic third class of the United States Navy, who was killed last Saturday in a motorcycle and truck accident at Norwalk, California, will be brought to Muscatine at 6:37 a.m. Sunday. It will be taken to the Fairbanks Home for Funerals and rites will be held there at 2 p.m. Monday. Dr. Henry C. Schneider of the First Presbyterian Church will be in charge.

Military services will be held at the Nichols cemetery where burial will be made.

The son of Roy C. and Carrie Meyer Cochran, he was born here Aug. 1, 1918, entering service in the Navy in August, 1944. His father resides at 154 Sherman street.

Source: Muscatine Journal and News-Tribune, April 20, 1945

Last Rites For Kenneth Cochran Planned Monday

Military rites will be conducted Monday, April 23, for Kenneth Roy Cochran, 26, metalsmith, third class, of the U. S. Navy, who died of accident injuries at Norwalk, Calif., last Saturday.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Fairbanks Home of Funerals, where the body will be taken Sunday morning, followed by military rites at the gave in the Nichols cemetery. Dr. Henry C. Schneider, of the First Presbyterian Church, will be in charge of the services.

Source: Muscatine Journal and News-Tribune, April 21, 1945 (photo included)

140 Have Made Supreme Sacrifice in Muscatine Area In War Against Axis Powers; Many Reported Wounded

Kenneth LeRoy Cochran, 26, son of Roy C. Cochran, 154 Sherman street, killed in a motorcycle and truck accident April 14, 1945, at Norwalk, Calif.

Source: Muscatine Journal, Victory in Europe Edition, May 7, 1945