Evelyn Cornick, 1915-2015

Published 10:26 am Thursday, February 12, 2015

Memorial services for Evelyn G. Cornick will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Good Samaritan Society of Albert Lea. The Rev. Kent Otterman will officiate. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at Bonnerup Funeral Service in Albert Lea and again one hour prior to the service at Good Samaritan Society. Spring interment will be in Sunset Rest Cemetery in Northwood.

Evelyn Cornick

Evelyn Cornick

Evelyn G. Cornick passed away peacefully Monday, Feb. 9, 2015, at Good Samaritan Society of Albert Lea. She was 100.

Evelyn was born Jan. 28, 1915, to Roy and Ida (Volbruck) Frost in Albert Lea. She was a resident of Albert Lea her whole life, graduating from Albert Lea High School. After high school Evelyn married Hugh Bernard “Bun” Cornick in Albert Lea.

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Evelyn was a homemaker for the majority of her life, but also held jobs working at the Jefferson neighborhood grocery store, Bun’s Cardinal, Cornick Nursing Home and Woolworth’s dime store. She attended Trinity Lutheran Church for many years and enjoyed volunteering her time at SEMCAC providing senior meals. Some of Evelyn’s favorite hobbies included gardening, playing bingo, fishing, going for rides and spending time with family.

Evelyn in survived by her children Myrna Giles, Ruth Schreiber, Hugh Cornick and Gene (Darlene) Cornick of Arkansas; grandchildren Robert (Iris) Giles, Kathryn (Keith) Ryerson, Scott (Lorie) Schreiber, Sue (Dan) Young, Tod Schreiber (Anna) of Arizona, Angie Beener, Hugh Cornick, Wendy Cornick, Mandy (Scott) Burrows, Gwen (Chad) Anderson, Levi (Marzzerine) Cornick and Adam Cornick; many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; sister, Margie Moore; special niece, Janie Trontvet; and many other relatives and friends.

Evelyn is preceded in death by her husband, “Bun” Cornick; parents  Roy and Ida Frost; sisters Vida Bothum and Helen Marie Smith; infant brother, Levi Frost; and daughter-in-law, Bernadine Cornick.