Beverly Cochran, age 78 of Northfield, MN, formerly of Spokane, WA, passed away on October 21, 2013 at the Parkview East Retirement Community in Northfield. A memorial service will be held at 3:00 pm Saturday, October 26, 2013 at the Northfield Retirement Community Chapel, 900 Cannon Valley Drive, Northfield. Beverly Gene (Faires) Cochran, the oldest of four children, was born April 28, 1935 in St. John, WA to Burdette and Teresa (Lounsbury) Faires. She grew up in Colfax, WA where she graduated from high school in 1953. She attended college at Washington State in Pullman, WA and Oregon State in Corvallis, OR. Beverly was married to Farrell Lewis Cochran on September 10, 1955 and moved with him to the country near Garfield, WA. They spent many years farming while raising their daughters. Beverly moved to Spokane where she resided until moving to Minnesota in 2011. She enjoyed gardening, reading books about history, being outdoors and listening to country western music. In her younger years she enjoyed summers at the lake with her Lockhart Grandparents and was active in various sports, excelling in tennis and ping pong. Her faith was the focal point of her life. At a young age she gave her heart to the Jesus while attending church with her Grandma Faires. Beverly was part of a group that made quilts and donated them to the local hospital to be given to newborn babies. She had a deep love for her family and brought joy to everyone around her. Beverly is survived by daughters, Karen Lynn (Andrew) Engler of Randolph, MN; Kelly Ann (Richard) Webb of Ogden, UT; brothers, Howard Bruce (Ramona) Faires of Edmunds, WA, Robert James Faires of Hoquiam, WA; nieces and nephews, Darin and Dan Faires, Kristi Swartz and Kolleen Seals; step-grandchildren, Jason and Shawn Webb; grand-nieces and grand-nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents, and brother Randall Lee Faires.
Funeral Home: Lundberg Funeral Home 5839 Hwy 19 Blvd Cannon Falls, MN US 55009
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Saturday, October 26, 2013
Northfield Retirement Community Chapel
900 Cannon Valley Drive