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Marion E. Cornier

March 7, 1927 - February 12, 2022

Marion E. Cornier Marion E. Cornier
    February 25, 2022 | 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.
  • Yurs Funeral Home St. Charles
  • Funeral
  • February 26, 2022 | 10:30 A.M. St. Patrick Church 408 Cedar Street St. Charles
  • St. Patrick Church 408 Cedar Street St Charles, Il

Marion E. (Streit) Cornier, 94, of St. Charles, IL and Gilbert, AZ passed away on February 12, 2022 in Arizona.  She was born on March 7, 1927 in Elgin, IL to Peter and Lillian (Kautz) Streit.

She was raised along with her 10 brothers and sisters on farms in the area around Pingree Grove, Maple Park and Elgin.

While working at St. Charles Manufacturing and Geneva Modern Kitchens she met her beloved, Joseph Cornier, and they were married at St. Patrick Church in 1946.  They moved to Chicago in 1949 and began raising their family.  In 1965 they returned to St. Charles. She worked at Cetron Electronics in Geneva and at Richardson Electronics until her retirement in 1987.   In 2012 Marion relocated to Arizona permanently.

She is survived by sister Betty (Edward) Van Broeck, brother Walter (Margene) Streit, son Donald (Molly) of Pilot Hill, CA, daughter Patti Blair (Michael) of Queen Creek, AZ and daughter Debbie Riedle (John) of Elgin, IL; granddaughter, Jessica (James) Parsons; grandchildren, Alexandra, Angela, Anna and Christopher Riedle; great-grandchildren Bryson and Brianna Parsons and many more dear nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Joseph, and siblings, Franklin Streit, Raymond Streit, Lillian “June” Gondos, Doris Marvin, Dorothy Hamilton, Harold “Luke” Streit, Geraldine Carty and Howard Streit.


Marion had many lifelong friendships and was a supportive sister, devoted wife, loving mother and adoring grandmother.  She treasured every moment with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  She was a talented seamstress, loved doing needlework, jigsaw puzzles and crossword puzzles. She was an enthusiastic cheerleader for all her grandkids sporting events and activities. She was always ready to go anywhere and treated every person she met like her best friend.

Visitation is scheduled at Yurs Funeral Home in St. Charles, IL on Friday, February 25 from 4-8 PM. Funeral services will begin at the funeral home at 9:30 AM on Saturday, February 26, followed by Mass at St. Patrick’s Downtown Church in St. Charles, IL. at 10:30 A.M.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Sunshine Acres Children’s Home (


ayla finn from janesville , WI

"Sending all my love and prayers for you family. 🤍"

Linda and Jax Webb from Mesa, AZ

"I have many memories of Marion and her laughter. I’m sad to the core but her and Jerry will cook up some trouble! My thoughts and prayers are with your entire family."

Joseph & Lydia Blair from Lakeside, CA

"Our sincerest condolences for the loss of such a sweet & loving Mother, Grandmother & friend. Rest in heavenly peace Marion. ❤"

Mark and Jimmie Sue Parsons from Maricopa, AZ

"What a beautiful caring person. We were all so Blessed to have known her. We loved her too. She will truly be missed by all of our family."

Sue Copeland from Phoenix, AZ

"Thoughts and prayers to the entire family. Your mom will be missed and was very much loved."

Penny Wilcox from Goodyear, AZ

"Aunt Marion, I will truly miss you. You were like a second mother to me and some times even like a sister to me. Now you can rest in peace, God Bless You!"

Joan and Philip Allen from Apache Junction , AZ

"Our hearts are broken, we love Marion so very much. She brought joy and laughter to us and we will deeply miss our dear one."

Barb from Tucson, AZ

"The world is a better place because of Marion. I cannot imagine your grief at this time. Sending the biggest hug ever....."

Nancy and Jim Keuth from Venice, FL

"We love you, Aunt Marion! Stay smart, fiesty and funny!"

Marion Riedle from Hampshire, IL

"A kinder , more loving and giving and funny mother and grandmother would be hard to find. She was wonderful always to my and her grandchildren-I am eternally grateful to her for that. I am also very thankful for the love and respect she gave to me and the rest of my family. I know she is very close to the Lord in heaven resting in His peace and love and being with her beloved husband ,Joe. We love you, Marion and will always cherish the memories. Marion and family."

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