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Thora Jean Cornwell, 78, of Joseph, died at the Wallowa Valley Care Center in Enterprise Sun Dec. 12. She was born in 1926 in St. Paul Minnesota to Oliver and Caroline Castle.
Mrs. Cornwell has been married to Jack Cornwell for 41 years. During which time she worked in a school cafeteria, moving from Vancouver, Wash to Wallowa Lake. She enjoyed sewing and traveling with her husband.
Mrs. Cornwell is survived by her husband Jack Cornwell of Wallowa Lake, son Ted Hisel of Vancouver, Wash, daughter Joyce Schultz of White salmon, and daughter Jody Ogden of Colton. Other survivors include seven grandchildren Sarah, Joel, Becky, Jeremon, Mario, Amanda and Nicole; one great-grandson Austin and one great-granddaughter Aimee.
Services will be at the Bollman Funeral Home Friday at 11:00 a.m. Donations go to Wallowa Valley Care Center.
Wallowa County Chieftain, Thursday, December 16, 2004
Thora Jean Cornwell, 78, of Joseph died Dec. 12 at a care center. The funeral will begin at 11 a.m. Friday Dec. 17 at Bollman Funeral Home, 315 W. Main St., Enterprise. A private burial will be at Prairie Creek Cemetery, Joseph.
Mrs. Cornwell was born Dec. 6, 1926, to Oliver and Caroline Reiten Castle in St. Paul, Minn. She married Jack Cornwell and they were married for 41 years ago. The couple lived in Vancouver, Wash., where she worked in a school cafeteria. They moved to Wallowa County about 20 years a go. She was a homemaker and enjoyed sewing and traveling with her husband.
Survivors include her husband of Wallowa Lake; children, Ted Hisel of Vancouver, Wash., Joyce Schultz of White Salmon, Wash., and Jody Ogden of Colton; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Wallowa Valley Care Center in care of Bollman Funeral Home.
La Grande Observer – Obituaries From December 13 – December 18, 2004 – Published: December 23, 2004