Lee Cochran

 Lifelong Glendale resident died March 29 in Palm Desert at the age of 89.  He attended Glendale Adventist Academy, was a lifelong member of Glendale City Seventh Day Adventist Church, started Cochran Automotive, and was a local builder.  He served in the Navy in World War II.  He will be remembered for his love of family, his faith, his keen business ability, and the positive influence he had on everyone with whom he came in contact.  His wife of 33 years, Marlene, was the love of his life, and they enjoyed the desert, travel and cruising.  In addition to Marlene, he is survived by daughter, Tana (Bob) Bistagne; son, Monty (Jeanine) Cochran, and grandsons Christopher (Margaret) Gough, Teal Metts, Troy Cochran, Brent Cochran, Robert Bistagne, Brian Bistagne, and great-grandchildren Bella Metts, David Lee Metts, and Sadie Mae Gough.  He is survived by his sister, Dorothy Cochran Bergem as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.  He is predeceased by brothers Rex and Frank.  Services will be at Glendale City Seventh Day Adventist Church, 610 E. California Ave, Glendale, at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 4.  Donations can be made to Glendale Adventist Academy Endowment Fund. 


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