Evelyn I. Cornue, 100, a lifelong resident of Linn Township, died Sunday March 17, 2019, at Lakeland Health Care Center in Elkhorn.
The former Evelyn Irene Wissell was born Feb. 4, 1919, in Lake Geneva, the daughter of the late William and Agnes (Matthews) Wissell.
On June 12, 1939, in Zenda, she was united in marriage to James H. Cornue; he preceded her in death on September 12, 1994. She had been a lifelong member of the Linn Presbyterian Church.
Evelyn is survived by: two children; Judy (Elof) Borgeson of Genoa City, and Pamela (Richard) Bebber of Peoria, Illinois, five grandchildren; Kirk and Matthew Gordon, James Durkee, Jacqui (Jim)Thompson and Rene (Robert) Kenney, six great-grandchildren; James Durkee, Catherine Gordon, Jordan, Luke, Landon and Sami Logdson and one great-great-grandson, 2 brothers; Robert (Louise) Wissell and Richard (Joan) Wissell.
She was preceded in death by:a son William Cornue, a daughter Brenda Gordon,an infant son, a sister Margaret Heike and three brothers; James Wissell, Charles Wissell, and William Wissell.
Services for Evelyn will be held on Saturday March 30, 2019, at 11:30 a.m. at Linn Presbyterian Church, Lake Geneva. Visitation will be Saturday from 10:30 a.m. until time of service. In lieu of other expressions of sympathy memorials are requested in Evelyn’s name to: Linn Presbyterian Church.
Derrick Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Lake Geneva, WI is honored to be serving the Cornue family. To sign the on-line guest registry please visit www.derrickfuneralhome.com.