Phillip McCornack, 1953-2014

Published 9:00 am Sunday, September 7, 2014

Memorial services for Phillip McCornack, 61, of Albert Lea will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Calvary Baptist Church. The Rev. Mark Miller will officiate. Interment will be at Graceland Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Online condolences are welcome at

Phillip McCornack

Phillip McCornack

Phillip died Saturday, July 26, 2014, at his home.

Phillip David McCornack was born April 28, 1953, in Albert Lea, the son of Albert and Ruby (Sorenson) McCornack. He was baptized at Calvary Baptist Church. Phillip grew up on the family farm near Albert Lea; he then lived various places before making his home in Albert Lea. He worked as an assembler at Cedar Valley for many years. Phillip was a member of ARC, Spire and Calvary Baptist Church. One of his weekly highlights was going to church on Sunday; Phillip loved his Lord. Phillip enjoyed bowling, dancing, traveling with his friends and collecting “Three Stooges” memorabilia. He always had a hug for everyone he met and left a lasting impression. Blessed be his memory.

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Survivors include his brothers Jirah (Gertrude) McCornack and Michael (Sharon) McCornack; sisters Lois (Clair) Sauer and Catherine (Ron) Fenner; brother-in-law, David Lantis; special friends, Mike (Diane) Vietor and family and Dean (Diane) Hanson and family and many nephews, nieces, great-nephews and great-nieces.

Phillip was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Robert McCornack; sister, Helen Lantis and special friend, Arnita.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Freeborn County ARC or Spire.