Glen R. Cochrane
Glen Roy "Ray" Cochrane, 95, of Traverse City, passed away Tuesday Dec. 17, 2019 at Bay Ridge Senior Apartments.
Ray was born on Oct. 19, 1924 in Manton, to the late Ernest and Irene (Wenzel) Cochrane.
Honorably Ray served our country in the United States Marine Corps during WWII and in the Navy during the Korean War.
Ray has lived all over northern Michigan, including Ludington, Muskegon, Cadillac and eventually settling in Traverse City since 1972. He worked for Consumers Power and worked his way from a lineman to a supervisor. He was a devoted member of the Traverse Bay United Methodist Church; a life member of the VFW, Elks and the American Legion. He enjoyed golfing, bowling, making jewelry and raising roses.
Ray was a good loving human and will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.
Surviving Ray are his children, David (Penny) Fisher, Sally White, Amy Cox; stepchildren, Patrick (Susan) Pahl, Michael (Katie) Pahl, Richard Pahl, Mary "Susie" (Grant) Marty; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and cousins.
Ray was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Mary; second wife, Maxine; and third wife, Lois.
A memorial service will be held for Ray at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020 at the Traverse Bay United Methodist Church. Burial will take place in the Spring.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the church. Kindly share thoughts and memories with Ray's family at
The family is being cared for by the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services.
Published on February 16, 2020


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