O'Fallon Progress

Obituary: Charles Joseph Cochran, Jr.

Charles Joseph Cochran Jr., 24 days, of O’Fallon, passed away Monday, April 20, at St. Louis Children’s Hospital in St. Louis.

Charles was born March 27, 2015, in St. Louis. He was an angel who spent 24 glorious days with his family and will be greatly missed.

He was preceded in death by his papa, Trent L. Wilkie.

Charles is survived by his parents, Charles and Victoria Cochran, nee Wilkie; siblings, Gwynith Wilkie, Bryce Cissell, Ethan Cochran, Jordan Cochran and Hunter Cochran; nana, Shizuko Wilkie; grandmother, Connie Dennert; aunt, Tanya Robinson; uncle, Josh Dennert; grandfather, Robert Cochran; grandmother, Gail “Cookie” Cochran; aunt, Kim DeWitt; godfather, David Lee; and godmother, Heather Mowen.

In honor of Charles, memorials may be made to the family to help offset funeral and medical expenses. Condolences may be extended online at www.schildknechtfh.com.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Sunday, April 26, at Schildknecht Funeral Home, 301 S. Lincoln Ave., O’Fallon.

Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Monday, April 27, at the funeral home with Chaplain Lew Kimmel officiating.

Interment will follow at O’Fallon City Cemetery.

Schildknecht Funeral Home and Cremation Services will handle the arrangements.