Cochrane, Gordon Andrew

Gordon Andrew Cochrane

1921 - 2009 

Peacefully on Friday, January 30, 2009 at Boundary Trails Health Centre, Gordon Cochrane, aged 87 years of Morden and formerly of Reston, MB went to his eternal rest. 

Gordon was born on July 4, 1921 in Sinclair, MB.  He joined the Canadian Armed Services and proudly served his country from November 1941 until the end of the 2nd World War in 1945.  After the war, Gordon returned to his family farm near Reston, MB and later started his lifelong career in the grain and farm industry supply business.  He worked and lived in Manitoba and for 25 years in Vegreville, AB before retiring and returning to Morden in 1996. 

He leaves to mourn his passing his wife of 59 years, Phyllis; 2 daughters, Trudy Waters her family (Heather Christian and Kelly of Toronto, ON); Tannis Cochrane and David Abels and her family (Hannah Isaac and Michael of Chapel Hill, NC); 2 sisters, Ella Benzie of Reston, Merle McIntosh of White Rock, BC and their families. 

He was predeceased by 1 daughter, Heather; his parents Andrew and Agnes and his siblings, Calvin, Margaret, Phyllis and Isabell. 

At Gordon’s request there will be no funeral service.  Ash interment will take place at a later date at the family plot in Reston. 

If friends so desire, donations may be made in Gordon’s memory to the Boundary Trails Health Centre Box 2000 Winkler, MB R6W 1H8 

Wiebe Funeral Chapel, Morden in care of arrangements.

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