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Marcella J. Valley Cornford
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Birth: Mar. 23, 1912
Prairie du Chien
Crawford County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Jun. 4, 2007
Prairie du Chien
Crawford County
Wisconsin, USA

Marcella J. Cornford, age 95, a lifelong resident of Prairie du Chien passed away peacefully at home on Monday, June 4, 2007.

She was born March 23, 1912, in Prairie du Chien, daughter of Charles and Artillian Valley. She attended St. Gabriel's School and later graduated from Prairie du Chien High School. She worked at the Prairie du Chien Woolen Mill. She married John B. Cornford on Sept. 30, 1933.

She had five sons; Ken, Dean, Tom, Phil and David. John and David were killed in a car/train accident on May 15, 1950. She was widowed for five years and later married James L. Cornford after his wife died in 1954. She had another son James O. Cornford in 1956. After Phil died of Hodgkin's disease in 1967, she took a job in a grocery store and gift shop. She later became a guide at the Villa Louis for 14 years. She was the treasurer for Prairie du Chien Township from 1955 to 1973. She liked going to her friends house and playing cards.

She will be sadly missed by all of her friends and family. She is survived by four sons, Ken (Lois) of Beloit, Dean (Janice) of Janesville, Tom (Bev) and Jim (Lucy), both of Prairie du Chien; 14 grandchildren; along with numerous great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons; two husbands; two brothers; and two sisters; along with her dog, "Bear."

A Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, June 8, 2007, at 11:30 a.m. at St. Gabriel's Catholic Church, Rev. James Warosh S.J. officiating, with burial in the Calvary Cemetery, both in Prairie du Chien, WI. 
 
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  John B. Cornford (1910 - 1950)
  James Cornford (1904 - 1989)
 
Burial:
Calvary Cemetery
Prairie du Chien
Crawford County
Wisconsin, USA
 
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Record added: Jul 12, 2009
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Marcella J. <i>Valley</i> Cornford
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