Alfred C. Kornmeyer, 79, of Fredonia Township, died on Monday, February 11, 2013, at his home.
Mr. Kornmeyer was born February 12, 1933, in Okemos to Charles H and Ailleen M (Wagner) Kornmeyer. On April 6, 1955, he married Reiko Kono in Tokyo, Japan. She preceded him in death on December 24, 1997. On March 16, 2001, he married Vera Seiler-Warren in Marshall.
Mr. Kornmeyer enlisted in the US Army from in 1951. He made his career in the army working on radar equipment. He was honorable discharged and retired in 1971 as Chief Warrant Officer. After his retirement, he worked in television repair in the area for several years, and also worked at the Shell Station on Partello Road many years. Mr. Kornmeyer attended Lyon Lake United Methodist Church, and was a member of the Marshall Moose Lodge #676. He enjoyed being a handy man and always finding work around the house, and always working on a project.
He is survived by his wife Vera of Marshall, sons Thomas (Donna) Kornmeyer of Homer, Jerry Kornmeyer of Marshall, step children Glen (Linda) Stevens Jr. of Kentucky, Grace (Gary) Yeo of Kalamazoo, Dennis (Nancy) Stevens of Texas, and Chris Cunningham. He is also survived by several grandchildren and great grandchildren, and step grandchildren Colt Cunningham, serving in the service over seas Melanie (Keith) Wren, and a sister Madelyn (Dean) Sloan, he was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Mary Pryor in 2012, and sister and brother-in-law Bonnie and Richard Gleason.
Visitation will take place at the Craig K. Kempf Funeral Home on Friday from 2-8pm with family present to greet friends from 2-4pm and 6-8pm. Funeral services celebrating his life will take place at 11am on Saturday, February 16, 2013, at the Craig K. Kempf Funeral Home with Pastor Robert Stover officiating. Following the services the family will gather with friends at the Marshall Moose Lodge. A private family interment of cremated remains will be held on Monday at Lyon Lake Cemetery. Family requests memorial contributions be made to the Lyon Lake United Methodist Church. Assistance with memorials is available at the Kempf Funeral Home.
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