Elizabeth M. Cornelius, age 79 of Clintonville, formerly of Tigerton passed away surrounded by family on Sunday morning March 14, 2021 at Evergreen Health Services in Shawano.
Elizabeth had been ill for the past few years with multiple health complications. She made her home with the late Howard Bird in Tigerton. Elizabeth was born on April 22, 1941 in Tigerton as the daughter of the late John and Eva Jane (Christjohn) Cornelius. She attended college and earned her BA Degree in Sociology. Elizabeth became a counselor/therapist at the Onieda Group Home for a number of years. She was an excellent cook, terrific artist, and loved gardening in her spare time.
Elizabeth was a loving mother of Tony Kolosso, Elizabeth (Terry) Fagan, Ammy (Bobbie) Vaughn, Sam (Barb) Kolosso, Conrad (Sharon) Cornelius, and Dan (Tammy) Cornelius.
She was a loving grandmother of 12 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and 3 great-great-grandchildren.
Also survived by a sister: Debbie (Marvin) Wilber.
And a brother: Weston (Debbie) Cornelius.
She was preceded in death by her parents, sisters Maribeth, Pam, & Candace, and by her brothers Garrett & Conrad.
Elizabeth’s funeral service will be held Friday, March 19, 2021 at 11 AM at the Family of Christ Church, 600 S. Main Street, Clintonville, WI 54929 with Rev. Steven Devroy officiating. Interment will take place at Union Cemetery in Tigerton. Visitation will be held at the Eberhardt-Stevenson Funeral Home & Crematory in Clintonville from 4 – 7 PM on Thursday and at the church on Friday from 10 AM until the time of the service. www.eberhardtstevenson.com
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