Lena (Sande) Cochrane

Forever in our hearts. It is with deep sadness we announce that Lena Marlene (née Kobelka), born August 24, 1928, passed away May 7, 2014 in Penticton Regional Hospital after an almost year-long struggle with cancer. Dearly loved wife of Douglas Cochrane, and predeceased by her first husband, John (Buster) Sande in 1981 and by her granddaughter, Leslie Rooker in 2005. Beloved Mom to children: Beverly (Shirmen) Pollard; Carl Sande; Dianne (Ronald) Rooker; Eric (Arlene) Sande; Lyle (Charlotte) Sande and Roxanne (Raphael) Shew. Dear grandmother of Blaine (Bonnie) and Carl; Steven (Patty), Matthew, Kimberly, and David; Jason (Chrystal) and Sheldon (Brenda); Brandon; and Kaylee and Jordan. Lena was blessed with two great grand-daughters and ten great grand-sons, as well. She is also survived by many other loved extended family members and dear friends. A memorial gathering for Lena was held in Penticton on Sunday, May 11, 2014. Memorial tributes may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Condolences may be sent to the family through providencefuneralhomes.com.