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July 11, 1935 - August 4, 2020
A celebration of life will be held from 1-5 PM, with a eulogy at 1:30 PM, Sunday September 13, 2020 at the Algonac Lions Hall, 1905 Mill St. Algonac, MI. 48001.
Thomas Eugene Korneffel age 85, of Algonac, MI. passed away August 4, 2020 in the Blue Water Hospice Home, Marysville, MI. He was born July 11, 1935 in Grosse Pointe, MI. to the late Edmund and Virginia (nee Ruff) Korneffel. He married Barbara A. Smith on February 1, 1964 in Algonac.
Tom graduated from Algonac High School in 1955. He retired from the Operating Engineers in 1990 were he maintained a continuous membership for 60 years. Never far from the St. Clair River, Tom enjoyed both operating and restoring wood boats and classic cars, and spending summers with family and friends at his cottage in the St. Clair Flatts.
Mr. Korneffel is survived by wife Barbara, daughters Patricia (Jim Valle) Stephenson, Pamela (Pascual) Moreno, and Linda (Jerry) Haynes, step children Gwen (George) Neumann and Lester Smith, grandchildren Carrie, Jerome, Jessica, Jenny, Kevin, Andrew, James, and Jordan, 8 great grandchildren, and siblings Butch Korneffel, Carol Korneffel, Curtis Korneffel and Mark Korneffel. He was preceded in death by a brother Jerry Korneffel and a sister Kristin Korneffel.
A celebration of life will be held from 1-5 PM, with a eulogy at 1:30 PM, Sunday September 13, 2020 at the Algonac Lions Hall, 1905 Mill St. Algonac, MI. 48001. Memorial donations may be made to the Blue Water Hospice Home, 2795 Edison Dr. Marysville, MI. 48040 or to the donor’s choice. Arrangements by the Gilbert Funeral Home, Algonac.