Diane M. Cochran, 71, of Waterloo, passed away on Saturday, January 30, at Pinnacle Specialty Care in Cedar Falls. Abels Funeral and Cremation Service, French-Hand Chapel is caring for Diane and her family.
Diane M. Cochran was born on May 2, 1949, in Reinbeck, to her parents Edward and Mildred (Rush) Hildebrand. She attended the Reinbeck school system, later graduating with her G.E.D. after many years. Diane would leave Reinbeck and move to Greene, move to Wisconsin, and finally settle in Waterloo. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. Diane was an avid user of her tablet and also enjoyed playing slots, hoping to win. Left to celebrate her life are children: Dawn, Sherrie, and Tammy; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brothers Danny, Dale, and Darran. She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister Sue.