Earl B. Cornelius, Sr. 83, De Pere, passed away early Thursday morning, October 13, 2022, at a local hospital. Born July 15, 1939, in Tomah, WI, he is the son of the late Charles B. and Katie (Danforth) Cornelius. Earl faithfully served in the US Army. He had been employed for many years working with concrete in the construction trade. Earl will be remembered for his enjoyment of fox hunting and the outdoors. He was an extremely proud father, grandpa and great-grandpa.
Earl is survived by three children, Charles Cornelius, Oneida, Earl (Cindy) Cornelius, Jr., Neenah, and Doug (Lucinda Skolaski) Cornelius, Glennallen, AK; ten grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by five sisters and three brothers.
Visitation at Malcore (West) Funeral Home, 1530 West Mason Street, Monday, October 17, 2022, from 5pm until the time of the service. Oneida Hymn Singers will sing from 6:30-7pm. Veteran Military Rites at 7pm. Burial in Oneida Cemetery.
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The family extends a special thank you to the staffs of the Oneida Community Health Center, St. Vincent and St. Mary's Hospitals, Unity Hospice and Daniel Summers.