Funeral service for Ilana Cornelius, 57, of Ruidoso, will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 11 at LaGrone Funeral Chapel in Ruidoso. Burial will follow at Nogal Cemetery.
Ilana passed away Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, at her home. She was born May 26, 1956, at Tel Aviv, Israel. She had Desert Skies Family Practice in Alamogordo. She moved to Ruidoso from Santa Fe after she married John Cornelius on May 23, 1982.
She is survived by her husband, John; three sons Eric Cornelius, Daniel Cornelius and Michael Cornelius; her mother Virginia Buchner; her father and step-mother Zvi and Rochelle Buchner; sister Nava; and one grandchild Levi Cornelius.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.lagroneruidoso.com