June 27, 1938 - Sept. 15, 2013
ELKHART - Rena Marie Cornelison, 75, of Elkhart, passed away Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, at the home of her daughter in Austin, Ark.
Rena was born June 27, 1938, in Elkhart to George E. and Naomi (Ritchie) Revoir.
She married Lester L. Cornelison I on Aug. 15, 1970, in Elkhart. He died June 13, 2007.
Surviving are a daughter, Deborah Ledford of Austin; two sons, Lester L. II (Denise) Cornelison of Mishawaka and Michael (Alicia) Cornelison of Elkhart; four grandchildren, Katie Ledford Thurmond, Julie Ledford Webb, Connor Cornelison and Gavin Cornelison; four great-grandchildren, Jillian, Devin, Kalie and Izabell; two sisters, Virginia Kieffer of Mishawaka and Caroll Sims of Elkhart; and her loving dog, Abby.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Revoir, and a sister, Sharon Kleitz.
Rena retired as a cost accountant from Miles Laboratories/Bayer Corp.
Visitation will be Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, from 2 to 6 p.m. at Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral & Cremation Center, where services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013. Burial will follow in Rice Cemetery.
Memorials may be given to Susan G. Komen for the Cure or St. Jude's Children's Hospital.