Robert “Bob” Cornejo 72, died Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at Galicia Heart Hospital in Wichita, Kansas. He was born September 3, 1942 in Wellington, Kansas to Julian and Mercedes (Ybarra) Cornejo. He served his country in the United States Airforce. On January 22, 2000 he married Beverly A Snow and she survives of the home. Bob was a retired self employed HVAC technician. He enjoyed his work and taking care of his friends and neighbors. One of Bob’s joys was spending time fishing. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather who was affectionately known as “pops”. His family was very important to him and he looked forward to spending time with his loving family and many friends.
He is survived by his wife Beverly of the home; sons: Ed Cornejo, Jay Kelley, Eric Cornejo ( Alan Arbuckle), Joe Kelley, Victor E. Cornejo, Theodore J. Cornejo (Ingrid Ringsby), Tyler R. Cornejo, Carlos R. Cornejo and Brayden R. Cornejo; daughters: Marcey A. Cornejo, Jenisa E. Cornejo, Janna (Aaron) Madden, Samatha (Kenny) Shaffer, and Katie J. Cornejo; brothers: Julian Cornejo, Gabe (Christine) Cornejo, Marcello Cornejo: sisters: Sarah (Bob) Carrillo, Rose (Russ) Miller, Marci (George) Shaw, Rosalee (Perry) Bueno. He is also survived by 7 grandchildren.
Bob is preceded in death by his parents, brother Al Ybarra and granddaughter Kailie.
Memorial service will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 27, 2015 at Church of Christ 1st. and Columbus in Newton with Minister Buddy Aldridge presiding. Private family inurnment will be held at a later date.
Memorial donations are suggested to the Church of Christ in care of Petersen Funeral Home.