Obituary for Blanchie Kocher (Crane)
Blanchie E. Kocher, 88, of Reader, WV went home to be with her Savior on Monday, December 11, 2017 at her home while surrounded by her family.
Blanche was born September 10, 1929 in Minnie, WV; daughter of the late Frank and Emma (Elson) Crane.
She was a homemaker, loved gardening, needle point and crocheting and member of Reader Church of Christ.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by ten siblings, Velma Jenkins, Pearl Ward, Ella Mae Baker, Dollie Wisenburg, Cora Crane, Franklin Crane, Randall Crane, Henry Crane, Harvey Crane and Luther Crane.
Surviving are her husband with whom she would have celebrated seventy years on the 20th of December, Bill Kocher; daughter, Diane (Bud) Mason of Reader, WV; four sons, Gary (Lisa) Kocher, Perry (Zivia) Kocher, Karl (Trudy) Kocher, and Victor (Chris) Kocher all of Columbia, SC; sister, Maxine (Jim) Childs; nine grandchildren; six great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends received 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., Thursday, December 14, 2017 at the Williams Funeral Home where service will be held 11 a.m., Friday, December 15, 2017 with Rick Tincher officiating.
Interment in Milburn Cemetery near Reader, WV.
A special thank you goes to our four caretakers and Journey Hospice.
Memorial contributions may be made, in Blanche’s name, to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or Cancer Research.