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Obituary: Kathleen Ann (Hurley) Cochlin

Kathleen Ann (Hurley) Cochlin passed away Wednesday, July 13, 2011, at Good Samaritan Home in Prescott Valley, Ariz.

Kathleen (Kay) was born in Chicago, Ill., on July 21, 1923, to John D. and Anne Hurley. She graduated from Calumet High School in Chicago and worked for Marshall Fields. Kay married Roger Cochlin on Jan. 12, 1946, on his return from the war. They moved to Austin, Minn., where they raised nine children. The family's fondest memories were times spent at the lake cabin. She graduated from Austin Junior College. They moved to Phoenix, Ariz., in 1978. Kay worked at the ASU School of Social Work until she retired. Their retirement years were spent traveling across the country and meeting new friends at each destination. Quilting and reading were her favorite pastimes. Kay was a spiritual, gracious, generous and family-oriented person who spread warmth and cheer to all around her.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 225 Grove Ave., Suite B, Prescott, AZ 86301.

Visitation will be 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 19, 2011, at Heritage Memory Mortuary 131 Grove Ave. in Prescott, followed by Funeral Mass at 1:30 p.m. at St. Germaine Catholic Church, 7997 East Dana Drive in Prescott Valley.

Heritage Memory Mortuary is caring for the family.

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