Susan “Sue” Leone Liberty Cochran


Sue Cochran

Sue Cochran

Susan “Sue” Leone Liberty Cochran, 67, of Gardner, KS passed away July 30, 2016 at Olathe Medical Center.

Visitation will be Tuesday August 9, 2016 from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m at Bruce Funeral Home, 106 S Center, Gardner, KS 66030 913-856-7111. Graveside service following at 12:00 p.m. at Gardner Cemetery, Gardner.

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Sue was born August 5, 1948 in Lansing, MI to Russell Edwin and Mildred Blanch (Edgar) Nuoffer. She grew up in Michigan and graduated from Michigan State University. Sue married Garry Lynn Cochran July 31, 1971 in Lansing, MI. They moved to Gardner from Fair Grove, MO in 1996. Sue worked for Allied Signal in Olathe as an Electrical Engineer. She loved her family, martial arts, puzzles, and reading. Sue will be dearly missed by family and friends.

Sue was preceded in death by her parents, and husband Garry in 2006. She is survived by her children: Shelly Lee (Cochran) Martz and husband Adam of Lenexa, Russell T. James Cochran of Gardner, William Mark Cochran and wife Julie of Gardner, and Aaron Jay Cochran of Overland Park; stepchildren Wendy (Cochran) Olsen and husband Tim and Gerry Cochran and wife Pam; brothers: Dennis Russell Nuoffer, Dale Edwin Nuoffer and David Harry Nuoffer all of Michigan and nine grandchildren.

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