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William Cochrane

July 24, 1945 ~ April 22, 2018 (age 72)

William T. Cochrane, 72, passed away Sunday (April 22, 2018) at home in Champaign peacefully surrounded by his three children.

William “Bill” was born in Urbana on July 24, 1945, to James J. Cochrane Jr. and Alice M. (Hettinger) Cochrane.

Bill is survived by three children, Monica (Dwain) Shuler, William J. “Bill” (Tonya) and Michael; 14 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. He is also survived by three brothers and two sisters, Jim (Debbie), Phil (Karen), Mary-Alice (Paul) Hughes, Mick (Lorna) and Theresa.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents and his granddaughter, Sara Shuler.

Visitation is from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at Owens Funeral Home, 101 N. Elm St., Champaign. A funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. April 25, 2018, at Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church, Champaign.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, Holy Cross Parish or the Champaign County Humane Society.

Donations may be made to:

Holy Cross Catholic Church
403 West Clark, Champaign IL 61820

Champaign County Humane Society
1911 E. Main Street, Urbana IL 61802

National Kidney Foundation
30 East 33rd Street, New York, NY 10016, New York NY 10016

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