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Information for Vera M. Lockerly Cornell
10 April, 1912  4 September, 1982
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
September, 1982
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Vera Cornell

     Funeral services for Vera M. Cornell, 70, of Middleton, who died Saturday, Sept. 4, 1982, at the home of her son in Eagle, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell, by Bishop Paul Okamura of the Middleton 3rd War, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  Interment will follow at Middleton cemetery.
     She was born April 10, 1912 in Pocatello and was reared and educated in Boise.  She worked at Golden Idaho Press in Boise where she met and married Clark Cornell on April 25, 1934 in Elko, Nev.   They lived in Boise until 1936 when they moved to Middleton.
     They farmed near Middleton from 1938 until 1946 when he began working in construction.  In 1958, he started a feed mill in Middleton and she worked for the J.R. Simplot Company in Caldwell until the early 60s.
     She was active in the Caldwell League Bowling program and as a volunteer for Pet Haven.
     She is survived by her husband of Middleton; a son, Don Cornell of Eagle; a sister, Mary Callahan of Salt Lake City, Utah; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a niece and a nephew.
     Friends may call at the Flahiff Chapel, Caldwell, Tuesday from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m.   Memorials may be given to the Canyon County Pet Haven or the Middleton Library Fund.


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