Dean Eugene Watson Cochran

Dean Eugene Watson Cochran died March 28, 2015, in Buckley. He was 87.

He was born May 4, 1927, in Salt Lake City, Utah, to the late Charles and Ruth (Watson) Cochran. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict aboard the USS Rochester and, following the service, he and his wife made their home in Seattle where he worked as an electrician. They later moved to the Southwest, joining his brother Norman in the mining industry. They returned to Washington state where he later retired from the electrical trade. He enjoyed hunting birds, deer and elk with family and friends. He was committed to the Fraternal Order of Eagles, serving as president in Black Diamond. He and his wife made several trips to the southwest and Alaska. He was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 46.

He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Patricia Pearce Cochran; children Dean (Laura), Jeffrey (Ginny) and Leslie (Bill) Westerlund; brother Mason (Sally); sisters-in-law Mary and Margie Cochran; five grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by brothers Deford and Norman and sister Celia Chevera.

Memorials may be made to: A.D. Alzheimer’s Association, North Tower 100 W. Harrison No. 200, Seattle, Wash. 98119.

A visitation and funeral service took place Friday, April 3, at Bonney Watson Chapel in SeaTac, Wash. Burial was at Washington Memorial Park.

Arrangements were by Weeks’ Funeral Home in Buckley. All may sign the online guest book at www.weeksfuneralhomes.com.

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