BEATRICE ‘BEA’ ROSE CORNING, age 86, of Lombard

Written by Brust Funeral Home on February 14th, 2017

CorningBeatrice “Bea” Rose Corning, nee Schultz, age 86, long-time resident of Lombard, died February 12 at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital, Elmhurst, Illinois.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, February 15 from 3 to 8 PM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 South Main Street, Lombard.

Funeral Service will be held Thursday, February 16 at 1:00 PM at Brust Funeral Home.

Interment will be at Chapel Hill Gardens West Cemetery, Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois.

Mrs. Corning is survived by her husband, Allan; her children, Paul (Jolene) of Naperville, Bob (Nickie) of Prospect Heights, and Cheryl (George) Robillard of Wisconsin; and 7 grandchildren, Joryn, Zachary, Sean, Elizabeth, Nicholas, Rachel, and Amy.

Mrs. Corning is preceded in death by her son, Steve.

Bea was born in Watertown, Wisconsin on August 15, 1930, the only child of William and Loretta Schultz (nee Schutz).  She was a graduate of Marquette University with a B.S. in Nursing.  Bea worked as a nurse at Milwaukee hospital, Mount Vernon, and Elmhurst hospital.  After retiring as an RN, she served as a volunteer at Elmhurst for 20 years putting in over 25,000 volunteer hours.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Alzheimer’s Association, 8430 West Bryn Mawr, Suite 800, Chicago, Illinois 60631


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  1. Lora Lee Follett says:

    My thoughts are with you as you go through today and tomorrow. I know you will miss her, but know she will always be with you in your heart. I pray Our Lord will be with you in the coming days, weeks and months.
    Love from Lora Lee Follett

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