Clarence Elton Cornock

Clarence Elton Cornock

Thursday, September 18th, 1919 - Sunday, May 17th, 2020
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Clarence Elton Cornock died quietly on Sunday May 17, 2020 at the Glenboro Personal Care Home with grandchildren Becki & Brett keeping vigilance at his bedside.

He lived a full life growing up in the Greenway area. He was a mischievous child, a World War II Veteran, husband father, grand, great grandfather, farmer, environmentalist before his time, trucker, gardener, golfer, lover of horses, country music & dances. Most of all he loved his & Rose Desrochers' families and their gatherings.

Elton was predeceased by three sons, Grant, Brian & Bruce and his first wife Alice.
Left to cherish his memory are his children Dianne Bodner (Len) of Winnipeg, MB, James Cornock of Calgary, AB, Neil Cornock (Gail) of Winnipeg, MB, his partner Rose Desrochers, her children Shirley Pickering, Midge Stace, Lorraine (Fred Parkum), Robbie (Rhonda) , Larry (Lori), Randy and extended family were an integral part of his life and will lovingly remember him.

Elton had a special place in his heart for all of his grandchildren & great grandchildren. They too, will fondly remember their 100 year old grandpa.

The family would like to thank all the staff at the Glenboro Hospital and Personal Care Home for their compassionate care for dad over the years.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Elton's memory to the Glenboro Personal Care Home, Activities Department, Box 310, Glenboro, MB R0K 0X0.

Due to the Covid-19 circumstances a small family graveside service will be held on Friday May 22, 2020 at 1:00pm at the Baldur Cemetery. Friends may watch the service using the Zoom Meeting App. For login details, please contact the funeral home at 204-827-2480.

For those who would like to sign the memorial register, please call us at 204-827-2480 & we will insert your name or you may give your condolences by visiting A Celebration of his life will be held at a later date.

"May there be a generation of children on the children of your children".
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    Friday, May 22nd, 2020 | 1:00pm
    Friday, May 22nd, 2020 1:00pm
    Baldur Cemetery
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    Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, a Family Graveside will be held at the Baldur Cemetery.
    Sandra Rex
  • Interment

    Baldur Cemetery
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Brent & Laurel McLennan

Posted at 12:47pm
We're very sorry to hear of Elton's passing. He was a great help to me as a young man, and was one of those people that just seemed to know how to do things. Brent & Laurel McLennan

Maurice & Lisele Desrochers

Posted at 12:42pm
Sincere sympathy to the Cornock and Desrochers families on Elton's passing. Our thoughts are with you all at this difficult time

Doreen Richmond

Posted at 11:23am
I'm thinking of you all today and wish I could be there with you. Elton was very special to me after Cam passed away as he was so good to the boys, he took them hunting, etc. We enjoyed visiting him in the past few years as he was so good at relating old stories. Hugs to you all.

Stan & Eldith Hildebrand

Posted at 09:48am
Sincere Sympathy to the Cornock family.
From Stan & Eldith Hildebrand

Billy Wiebe

Posted at 03:24pm
My condolences, I got to know Elton over the past year, and I really enjoyed talking to him and hearing his stories. He left an impression on me and I will never forgot him. I worked in Environmental Services, Billy Wiebe

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