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Kenneth C. Cornelius

Minneapolis, Minnesota

1922 - 2017


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Gearty-Delmore Funeral Chapels, Inc Obituary


was born February 16, 1922, in Barron, Wisconsin.  He went to be with his Lord Jesus on December 26, 2017.  Preceded in death by his parents, Einar and Rachel Cornelius; sister Bette (Cornelius) Langmade.  Survived by his loving wife, Mary Ellen,...

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I'm so sorry to hear of Ken's passing! He shone God's love with kindness to all. My heart is filled with sadness for you, Mary & your family! May God grant you His peace & love to carry you thru!
With much love,

Blessings to the spirit of a most creative and distinguished gentleman and to his family. I proudly wore the Queen of the Lakes pendent Ken beautifully designed when I was 1962 Aquatennial Queen. He later designed my mother's engagement ring for her second marriage. He knew my aunt Charlotte Hoaglund Unruh. So, every time I visited his showroom to have the gorgeous aquamarine and diamond pendant cleaned and checked, we had a myriad of topics of conversation. A most refined and delightful...

As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.