Lorraine E. Corniea

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 1:41 pm

Lorraine E. Corniea, 85, of Cedar Rapids, passed away peacefully Friday, April 3, 2015, at the Woodlands at the Meth-Wick Community. A private celebration of her life will be held. Arrangements are by Stewart Baxter Funeral and Memorial Services, Cedar Rapids.

Lorraine was born Jan. 5, 1930, in Decorah, the daughter of Joseph and Edith (Albertson) Dahle. She married Thomas Pierre Corniea in Decorah June 24, 1951. Lorraine worked in the adult probation office for the Sixth Judicial District before moving to Arizona. While in Arizona she was an administrative assistant for the City of Glendale, retiring in 1995. She moved back to Iowa in 2009, residing at Meth-Wick. Lorraine enjoyed playing cards, dominoes and her monthly Bunco club. She also loved golf and lots of shopping.

Survivors include her daughters, Michelle (Howard) Bruner of Cedar Rapids and Melanie Jené Williams of Peoria, Ariz.; son, Thomas Jay Corniea of Peoria, Ariz.; sisters, Marian Qualley of Ridgeway and Elaine Harrington of Traverse City, Mich.; five grandchildren: Dan (Tammy) Prohaska, Bryan Bruner, both of Cedar Rapids, Alexa Williams, Jordan Williams and Tommy Corniea, all of Peoria, Ariz.; and five great-grandchildren: Damien, Alyssa, Dakota, Lexi and Dylan.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Thomas.

Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Please share your support and memories with Lorraine’s family on her celebration wall at  stewartbaxter.com under obituaries.

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