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Delmar Cornelison

Updated: Nov 9, 2023

May 3, 1937 - October 18, 2023


Delmar D. Cornelison Born May 3, 1937. Passed into eternal life October18, 2023.

Born in Des Moines, Iowa to Ernest Cornelison and Edna (Cornelison) McCormick. Husband of (late) JoAnn (Chilcoate) Cornelison. Brother to Leanna Barvinek, and loving uncle to nieces and nephews in Iowa and in Massachusetts. Father of Paula J. Randall of Hanson and her husband Mark. Devoted grandfather of Meagan Randall of Marshfield, Timothy Randall and his wife Kylie of Whitman, and Maureen Randall of Weymouth. Loving great-grandfather of Hannah and Logan Randall. Poppa was a proud Air Force Veteran. He loved all sports especially the Chicago Cubs. He loved to travel, traveling throughout Europe, Russia, Australia and Japan. Living life to the fullest he celebrated birthdays by skydiving and riding in a hot air balloon. A true character he will be missed but never forgotten.

Air Force Military Honors scheduled for November 13, 2023 at 11:00am

Sunset Memorial Gardens

7601 Fleur Drive

Des Moines, Iowa 50321



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