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Leonard Earl Cornelison

October 23, 1921 ~ December 29, 2017 (age 96)

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Leonard Earl Cornelison, 96, passed away December 29, 2017 at The Center at Parkview.  He was born October 23, 1921 to Earl and Grace (Cook) Cornelison at Council Bluffs, Iowa.  Leonard served in the Navy, Pacific Fleet, as an Aviation Machinists during WWII.  He went to work as a supervisor, at the John Deere Waterloo Tractor works, retiring after 30 years.  Leonard loved bowling and was enrolled into the Iowa Bowlers Hall of Fame.  He is survived by his first wife, Betty and their children Terry Cornelison, Steven (Danita) Cornelison, Lynn (Mark) VerSteegt, Vicki Murphy, Mary Lou Bittle and step-brother, Michael (Dee) Kruger, 12 grandchildren and 3 step-grandchildren.  He was predeceased by his parents;  second wife, Roma Cornelison and sisters, Enid and Vera.  Services will be held this May in Iowa.    Arrangements entrusted to Harwood Funeral Home.  Condolences may be left at

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