Helen Daniels Cochran, age 95 of Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota. Passed away peacefully in Spring Park Presbyterian Homes on November 11, 2018 surrounded by her adoring children, family and friends. Helen was mostly known to her friends as Nell Cochran and she lived an extraordinary life in Minnetonka. Her favorite things were spending time with family and friends, tennis, gardening and walking.
Helen attended the University of Minnesota and joined the Delta Gamma Sorority where she met lifelong friends. In 1947 she married David H Cochran, the love of her life and thought she raised three perfect children. Some other achievements included being the business manager & accountant at Daniels Nursery, volunteer work at St. Barnabas Hospital, Leader at the league of women's voters, Girl Scout leader and many Greenwood Village projects.
Nell was preceded in death by her husband, David H. Cochran; sister, Katharine Daniels Billman [Kit]; brother, Franc. P Daniels, Jr.; and her parents, Franc P. and Marion B. Daniels. She is survived by her children, David H. Cochran, Jr. (Martha), Daniel F. Cochran (Cindy), and Katharine [Kitty] B. Krezowski (Mark); Granddaughter, Crystal B. Cochran; and Grandson, Daniel F. Cochran, Jr.
Memorial services to be held on December 8 2018 at 2:00pm at Lake Minnetonka shores Presbyterian Homes, 4515 Shoreline Dr, Spring Park, MN 55384. Memorials preferred to the Minnetonka Yacht Club Sailing School and the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.