MOUNT VERNON — Lorena M. “Lou” Cornet went home to her Lord and Savior May 17, 2018, at the Knox Community Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was born April 21, 1932, in Gambier, to Ray and Elizabeth (Whitney) Gorsuch.

She was a life member of the Grove Church of Christ which she attended from infancy until her death. Lorena retired from the Mount Vernon City Schools after 25 years of service.

On Dec. 29, 1950, she married the love of her life, Fred L. Cornet who survives. Also surviving are two daughters, Cathy (Joe) Conkling of Mount Vernon and Cristia (Michael) Small of Gambier; four grandchildren, Tiffany (Tom) Burke of Mount Vernon, Amie Hess of Mount Vernon, Michael (Angie) Small of St. Cloud, Florida, and Tracie Goebel of Westerville; great-grandchildren, Jordan Langdon, Bradyn Burke, Marissa Speer, Alex Small, Gavin Burke, Amber Small, and Trevor Goebel; and one brother, Earl (Peg) Gorsuch of Gambier.

She was preceded in death by her parents; beloved sister, Jean Gorsuch; and brothers, Robert and Paul Gorsuch.

Calling hours will be held Sunday from 2-3 p.m. at the Grove Church of Christ, where the funeral will begin at 3 p.m. Burial will follow in Union Grove Cemetery. The Lasater Funeral Home is handling the services for the Cornet family.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Grove Church of Christ.

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