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Kermit L Cornelius

Birth
Blair, Washington County, Nebraska, USA
Death
6 Oct 2008 (aged 79)
Burial
Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA
Plot
Crestview Lot 299, Space 12
Memorial ID
175769383 View Source

CORNELIUS, Kermit L., age 79 years, Omaha.

Kermit L. was born March 23, 1929, in Blair, Nebraska to Fred and Helen Cornelius. In 1930, Kermit and his twin brother were living on a farm in Richland Township, Washington County, Nebraska. The 1930 US Census lists:
Fred Cornelius, 33, head, farmer
Helen Cornelius, 22, wife
Calvin Cornelius, 5, son
Keith Cornelius 1 yr, 1 month, son
Kermit Cornelius 1 yr, 1 month, son

Sadly, his father died in 1931, and his mother remarried. His stepfather's name was Ernest Kerstetter, and was also a farmer, in the same Richland Township.

Kermit married Virginia, and they were blessed with two daughters and three sons.

He served 22 years in the US Air Force, enlisting Sept. 20, 1955 and being released Sept. 30, 1977.

Blair native Kermit L. Cornelius, 79, died Oct. 6, 2008, in Omaha, Nebraska.

He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Sheryl and Martin Puttroff of Denver, Colo.; sons and daughter-in-law, Dale Cornelius and Rick Cornelius, both of Omaha, and Mark and Darlene Cornelius of Peru, Ind.; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia R. Cornelius; and a daughter, Kristi Finch.

Visitation at the funeral home will begin at 4 pm Friday, Oct. 10, with the family receiving friends from 6-8 pm. Services are 10:30 am Saturday, Oct. 11, at Heafey-Hoffmann-Dworak-Cutler West Center Chapel in Omaha. Interment will be in Hillcrest Cemetery in Omaha, with full military honors provided by the Offutt Air Force Base Honor Guard. Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Heafey-Heafey-Hoffmann-Dworak-Cutler in service to the family.

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Sources: National Archives; obituary printed in the October 10, 2008 Enterprise, Blair, Nebraska and courtesy of the Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings on file in the Blair Public Library at Blair, Nebraska.
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CORNELIUS, Kermit L., age 79 years, Omaha.

Kermit L. was born March 23, 1929, in Blair, Nebraska to Fred and Helen Cornelius. In 1930, Kermit and his twin brother were living on a farm in Richland Township, Washington County, Nebraska. The 1930 US Census lists:
Fred Cornelius, 33, head, farmer
Helen Cornelius, 22, wife
Calvin Cornelius, 5, son
Keith Cornelius 1 yr, 1 month, son
Kermit Cornelius 1 yr, 1 month, son

Sadly, his father died in 1931, and his mother remarried. His stepfather's name was Ernest Kerstetter, and was also a farmer, in the same Richland Township.

Kermit married Virginia, and they were blessed with two daughters and three sons.

He served 22 years in the US Air Force, enlisting Sept. 20, 1955 and being released Sept. 30, 1977.

Blair native Kermit L. Cornelius, 79, died Oct. 6, 2008, in Omaha, Nebraska.

He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Sheryl and Martin Puttroff of Denver, Colo.; sons and daughter-in-law, Dale Cornelius and Rick Cornelius, both of Omaha, and Mark and Darlene Cornelius of Peru, Ind.; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia R. Cornelius; and a daughter, Kristi Finch.

Visitation at the funeral home will begin at 4 pm Friday, Oct. 10, with the family receiving friends from 6-8 pm. Services are 10:30 am Saturday, Oct. 11, at Heafey-Hoffmann-Dworak-Cutler West Center Chapel in Omaha. Interment will be in Hillcrest Cemetery in Omaha, with full military honors provided by the Offutt Air Force Base Honor Guard. Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Heafey-Heafey-Hoffmann-Dworak-Cutler in service to the family.

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Sources: National Archives; obituary printed in the October 10, 2008 Enterprise, Blair, Nebraska and courtesy of the Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings on file in the Blair Public Library at Blair, Nebraska.
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  • Created by: MrsB
  • Added: 27 Jan 2017
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 175769383
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/175769383/kermit-l-cornelius: accessed ), memorial page for Kermit L Cornelius (23 Mar 1929–6 Oct 2008), Find a Grave Memorial ID 175769383, citing Westlawn-Hillcrest Memorial Park, Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA; Maintained by MrsB (contributor 47910340).