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Paul Leland Cornue

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Paul Leland Cornue

Paul Leland Cornue, 72, Lake Geneva, died Wednesday, April 18, 2018, following a long bout with cancer.

He was born October 4, 1945, to Stanley Huntington and Meta Adele (Felbeck) Cornue in Harvard.

Paul grew up in Hebron and graduated from Alden-Hebron High School in 1963.  Following four years at the University of Illinois, he served three years in the U.S. Army including one year in Vietnam as a combat veteran. After Paul was discharged from the Army, he returned to the University of Illinois, where he earned a Master of Business Administration degree.

Using his education, he spent his working life in computer programming and information technology.  He was an active scuba diver and was involved in the discovery of the remains of the Lucius Newberry in Geneva Lake. He also enjoyed water skiing and riding his motorcycle, particularly to Sturgis, South Dakota. Lately, walking was a regular routine of his.

Survivors include: two brothers, Alan Duane, (Bonnie Robinson) and Lloyd Felbeck Cornue; a sister, Sandra Hammond; six nieces and nephews, Daniel (Adriana) Cornue, Christine (Paul) Nesja, Carrie (Paul) Crispina, John (Amanda) Cornue, Michael (Pamela) Hammond, and Tom (Marcela) Hammond; and 10 grand-nieces and nephews, a special friend, Tom Borysek, and a special 40-year companion parrot, Sport.

He was proceeded in death by his parents; a sister-in-law, Virginia Stahlbaum Cornue; and a brother-in-law, Reginald Hammond.

Private family services for Paul will be held at a later date.

Memorials can be made to the Aurora at Home Hospice.

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