Tuesday, April 5, 2016



AGE: 67

ADDRESS: 452-A Billings Ave., Medford, WI

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 9:23 AM Tuesday, April 5 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital where she had been a patient for the past 2 days

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: Memorial services will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, April 9 at the United Methodist Church, Medford

OFFICIATING: Rev. Kyochul Shin

INTERMENT: Perkinstown Community Cemetery at a later date

VISITATION: 9 AM until the time of services at 11 AM on Saturday, April 9 at the United Methodist Church, Medford

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: May 27, 1948 at Medford

EDUCATION: Medford Elementary school and was a 1967 graduate of Medford High School; she also had CNA education

MARRIAGE: October 17, 1998 at Arizona to Charles Cochran and he preceded her in death in 2000

PRINCIPLE EVENTS IN LIFE: After her education she worked at Medford High School for 7 years as a library assistant. She then resided in Duluth, MN, Arizona, Boise, Idaho, and several towns in the state of Wisconsin working as a care giver. She returned to Medford and did volunteer work and helped elderly people, She enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, taking pictures, crossword puzzles, reading & camping.

MEMBER OF: United Methodist Church, Medford and it’s Afternoon and Twilight Circles along with several other church activities including a lay speaker; United Methodist Women Chippewa District Team

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Chad Patterson of Omaha, NE, Lana Fanning of Wisconsin Rapids, Jill Hernandez of Menasha; Sister-in-law: Linda Patterson of Medford; Brother-in-law: Dudley Donaldson of Swaziland, Africa

BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Mavis Donaldson and Jack Patterson

DECEASED FATHER: Donald Wicker Patterson

DECEASED MOTHER: Vivian (Lohnis) Patterson

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be given to the United Methodist Church, Medford
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