Kocher, 71, Lewisville, died Wednesday at Reid Memorial Hospital, Richmond.
Thursday, September 24, 1998
Former Shelby County resident.
Born Jan. 10, 1927, in Shelby County, s/o
July 5, 1952, married
Mary Janet (Ackerman)
Kocher, and she survives.
Electrician for Dana Corp., New Castle, before retiring in 1987 after 27 years of employment. Owned K&W Ambulance Service in New Castle from 1984 to 1992.
Lived in New Castle before moving to Lewisville in 1992.
Member of Christ United Methodist Church, Masonic Lodge No. 91, F&AM, Order of the Eastern Star, No. 116 and UAW Local No. 370, all in New Castle; Scottish Rite, Indianapolis; and the Farm Bureau, Greensboro.
1945 graduate of Morristown High School. Attended Coyne Electrical School, Chicago, Ill., and the Industrial Electronics School, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Other survivors: daughter,
Ward, New Castle; six sisters,
Linville, Greenfield, and
Zimmerman, Indianapolis; and one grandchild.
Preceded in death by two sisters and one brother.
Marshall & Erlewein Funeral Home, Lewisville Chapel.