|Birth: ||Dec. 8, 1899|
|Death: ||May 18, 1973|
Son of Lewis Wesley and Rose Ella (Nonie) McCrory Schornherst.
The following is from the Canon City, CO "Daily Record" issue of May 1, 1973:
"JOHN SCHORNHURST DIES, RESIDENT HERE 65 YEARS
John Vernaon Schornhurst, a Canon City resident for the past 65 years, died Friday at Skyline Norsing Retreat. He was born Dec. 8, 1899 at Dennison, Texas and was 73.
A laborer and road worker, Mr. Schornhurst worked for Empire Zinc Plant for many years, and also worked on railroads for the city of South Canon.
He never married.
Mr. Schornhurst is survived by a sister, Olive Irene Phye, as nephew, E. L. Phye, a great nephew, Dennis V. Ramon, and two great nieces, Mrs. William Budd and Mrs. Carl Meigs, all of Canon City. Also surviving are an aunt, Mrs. Faye Trentham of Denver, and several cousins.
Graveside rites will be conducted Tuesday at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Ward Hurlburt officiating. Burial will be in Lakeside Cemetery."
Lewis Wesley Schornherst (1846 - 1929)
Rose Ella McCrory Schornherst (1877 - 1952)
Olive Irene Schornherst Phye (1897 - 1988)*
John Vernon Schornherst (1899 - 1973)
Plot: Sect. 41, Block 16, Lot 3, Grave 1
Created by: Pat from Sacramento
Record added: May 29, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27180314