Laura A Cochrane 1938-2020

Published by The Bee News

August 11, 2020

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Laura A Cochrane, 81, entered into eternal rest on July 18, 2020, at home, in Bullhead City,
Arizona. She was laid to rest beside her beloved husband on July 24, 2020, at Desert Lawn
Memorial Park, Mohave Valley, Arizona. Now joins in heaven, her two special angels daughters,
Della Dominguez (D)1995 and Susan Natt (D) 2017, at her request, Susan’s ashes were buried
with her.
She was born, Laura Anna Evilsizer, November 7, 1938, in East Liverpool, Ohio, to Fred Evilsizer
and Lucille Clark, of Chester, West Virginia. Her early years were spent growing up in West
Virginia with her sisters, Freda May Evilsizer (Willey), deceased, Delores Jane Evilsizer,
(Woodward), deceased, Audrey Jean Evilsizer (Clifton), and half-brother, Delmar Charles King,
In the early 1950s she joined her mother Lucille Jenkins and stepfather James Jenkins, in moving
across the country to Fontana, California, families from everywhere were relocating to work at
Kaiser Steel Mill. She graduated from Fontana High School. Laura’s best friend in high school,
Dorothy Cochrane, became her sister in law and forever friend, when she met her brother,
Raymond Cochrane, they married in Las Vegas, on November 16, 1965. They combined their
individual children (Della, Elizabeth, Susan, Jeanette and Edward) and made a wonderful life in
Fontana, for 30 years, before moving to Arizona in 1995.
Their family had a life full of adventure, camping and boating, and exploring across the whole
country, most every summer vacation. Laura eventually traveled to Europe, and Hawaii, she
cruised to the Caribbean and Alaska. She loved to collect beautiful porcelain dolls and Barbies.
She also would decorate everyone specialized cakes for every occasion. She loved to bowl and
read romance novels and her favorite pastime was playing bingo everywhere.
Left behind to mourn her passing are, her sister Audrey Clifton (Donald)
Daughter Jeanette Mayle (Kenneth), her children, Kyle Coutts (Jamie), and their children, Connor,
Cora, and baby girl due in December. Cortney Benis (Ryan), their son Brycen.
Son, Edward Natt, daughters, Amanda Greer (Shawn), and Nicolle Natt, and their mother Dawn
Daughter Elizabeth Cochrane, her children, Matthew Smith and Heathyr Smith.
Son in law, William Dominguez, his children, Ryan Dominguez (Christopher), Rheanna VanWinkle
(John), and their children, Natalie and John.
Sisters in law, Patricia Cochrane and Nancy Hammons. Brother in law, John Sundeen. Brother
and sister in law Glen Cochrane (Fritzi). Along with numerous nieces and nephews and great
nieces and nephews across this country.
Wow, what a wonderful life lived, thank you mom and dad for always being willing to go the
extra mile for your family. You were loved and cherished, and will always be in our hearts

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  1. We love u and miss u grandma!

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