Cochran, Ann Taylor, 85, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 14, 2007 in Mission Viejo, California, with her family by her side. Her death was a result of natural causes.
Ann was born on April 23, 1921 in Florence, Arizona and grew up in Paso Robles, California. In 1943 Ann met and married Lt. William J. Cochran, who was stationed at Camp Roberts. Ann and Bill were married for 56 years before Bill’s death in 1999. Her hobbies included oil painting, needlework, dressmaking, cake decorating and gardening. Ann has always been loved for her many talents and her friendly, caring and loving ways.
Ann is survived by her brother, James Taylor; daughter, Sharon Paolino, son-in-law, Rudy Paolino, her son, Mark Cochran; his wife, Mary and their children, Sharon Heller and William Cochran; William’s wife, Lisa and three great-grandchildren. She was dearly loved by many and will be deeply missed by all.
Ann’s ashes will be scattered in a private setting at the Paso Robles District Cemetery.