Cornish, Dale E. Jr.

Cornish, Dale E. Jr.

Male 1960 - 2016  (56 years)

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  • Name Cornish, Dale E.  [1
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 2 Oct 1960  South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1 Aug 1977  Elkhart, Elkhart County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 20 Dec 2016  Granger, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Osceola, St. Joseph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I59333  Sackett | Descendants of Richard Sackett and Hannah Porter, Lettinga ancestors
    Last Modified 20 May 2020 

    Father Cornish, Dale E.,   b. 5 Sep 1932, Elkhart, Elkhart County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1977, Elkhart, Elkhart County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Mother Living 
    Children 5 children 
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    +5. Cornish, Dale E. Jr.,   b. 2 Oct 1960, South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 2016, Granger, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     
    Family ID F23968  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Living 
    Children 
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    Family ID F23972  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Oct 1960 - South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1 Aug 1977 - Elkhart, Elkhart County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 19 May 2020.
      The South Bend Tribune (South Bend, Indiana), 2 Aug 1977, Page 6

      Dale E. Cornish

      ELKHART -- Dale E. Cornish, 44, of 715 Liberty St., died at 1 p.m. Monday in Elkhart General Hospital after being a patient there for five days. He was born on Sept. 5, 1932, in Elkhart. On March 1, 1957, he married the former Wanda Powell in Elkhart. She survives, along with his mother, Dorothy Lucile Taylor of Elkhart; his father, Edwin R. Cornish of Spring Valley, Calif.; four daughters, Mrs. Gary McAllister, Darlene, Jami and Shannon, all of Elkhart; a son, Dale Jr. of Elkhart; a brother, Edwin R. Cornish III of Newburg (sic) Park, Calif., and a sister, Mrs. Franco Bonisolli of Rome.

      Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Hartzler-Gutermuth Funeral Home. Rev. Gerald Sims, pastor of the California Road Missionary Church, will officiate. Burial will be in California Cemetery. Friends may call after noon Wednesday in the funeral home.

      Cornish was an automotive service manager at the Montgomery Ward store in the Concord Mall. He was an Air Force veteran of the Korean conflict.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    2. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com) (Reliability: 2), 19 May 1930.
      Memorial ID 174285236
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/174285236

      Dale E. Cornish
      Birth 2 Oct 1960
      South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA
      Death 20 Dec 2016 (aged 56)
      Granger, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA
      Burial
      Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens
      Osceola, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA

      Dale E. Cornish, age 56, of Granger passed away on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at home surrounded by his family after a courageous battle with ALS. He was born October 2, 1960 to Dale and Wanda (Powell) Cornish in South Bend, Indiana. He married the love of his life, Leigh Ann Earnhart, May 7th, 1988 in Elkhart, Indiana. Dale served his country honorably in the United States Air Force from 1979-1983. He was a graduate of Elkhart Memorial and Indiana University of South Bend. He retired after 28 years with his last post as Postmaster of the Bremen Post Office. Dale was a devoted husband and father. He loved trips to Fort Myers beach and Turkey Run State park. Dale was a 3rd degree Black Belt in Taekwondo. He instructed many students through the years. He participated in volleyball leagues and served as an Elkhart Police reservist. Dale is survived by his wife, Leigh; his children, Andrew Cornish of Edwardsburg and Kristen (Joshua) Rajski of Osceola; his mother, Wanda Thurner of Hebron, IN; his sisters, DeeDee (Gary) McAllister, Darlene (Patrick) Ballard, Jami (Dave) Bradshaw, and Shannon (Ron) Kirker; his step-sisters Cindy (John) Anderson, Carla (Frank) Isla and step-brother Robert (Pam) Thurner. He was preceded in death by his father, Dale, and step-father, Robert Thurner. Family and friends will be received on Friday, December 23, 2016 from 3-7 PM at Chapel Hill Funeral Home, 10776 McKinley Highway, Osceola, IN 46561. There will be a funeral service in Mr. Cornish?s honor Saturday, December 24, 2016 at 10 AM at the funeral home with visitation one hour prior to the service. The family would like to thank the VA ALS Clinic staff in Indianapolis for their kindness and support. Donations can be made to the ALS Association, 7202 E. 87th Street, Suite 102, Indianapolis, IN 46256. To leave an online condolence or sign the guest book, please visit www.chapelhillmemorial.com.

      Researched by Ted Smith


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