PRINCETON — Gene G. Corn, 83, of Mt. Olympus, Ind., died Wednesday, March 9, 2005, at Gibson General Hospital.
He was born in Winslow, Ind., and was a WWII veteran, serving with the 444th Troop Carrier Squadron in the U.S. Army Air Corp as a corporal. He retired as an inspector with the Indiana Department of Highways.
Preceding him in death was a sister, Thelda Smith.He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Virginia; daughter, Dixie De Cooper, Bloomington, Ind.; stepsons, Jon Seifers, Mt. Olympus, Ind., and Jim Seifers, Princeton, Ind.; grandchildren, Brad Seifers, Mt. Olympus, Ind., Brian Seifers, Princeton, Ind., Scott Seifers, Evansville, Ind., Debbie Ortiz, Santa Claus, Ind., and David Brewster, Evansville, Ind.; great-grandchildren, Rachel Seifers, Zachary and Gage Ortiz and Danielle and Allyssa McCrary; and niece and her husband, Sharon and Elmer Harvey, Lynnville, Ind.
Graveside services were held at 2:30 p.m. C.S.T on Sunday, March 13, 2005, at Mt. Olive Cemetery in Mt. Olympus, Ind., with the Rev. Paul Huntsman officiating, and military rites being conducted by the Princeton VFW Post 1147. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Mt. Olive Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 198, Hazleton, Ind.47640. Doyle Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements