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Robert “Bob” Cornejo

June 23, 2015

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.

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17 thoughts on “Robert “Bob” Cornejo

  1. Rosie and family, I am so sorry to hear of Bob’s death. I hope happy memories help relieve your sadness. Lou Rankin Halsch

  2. Rose and family
    So sorry to hear of your brother passing. My heart goes out to you and please know you are in my thoughts and prayers.

  3. Bev, you and Bob have helped so many people. You have made the world a better place. I am so sorry for your loss.

  4. Rose and family,
    My sympathy goes out to you and your family. I’ll keep you in my prayers!


  5. Bev, you and Bob have been a saving grace to so many people. Bob was a compassionate servant to the Lord and I will miss him dearly. My heart goes out to you and your family. May his sweet spirit rest in peace.

  6. Bob took lots of folks under his wing. Jon loved the year he helped coach a rec center soccer team. Our sympathy to all of you. He will be missed.

  7. Dear Rose, so sorry to hear about you loosing your brother. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
    Mary Barker67

  8. Rey and I wish to express our condolences to Bob’s family. He was a wonderful person to know. Our prayers for him and all his family May he rest in peace.

  9. Our condolences to Bob’s family. We are so sad to lose a good friend. Our prayers are with his family. May he rest in peace.

  10. Dear Rosemary and family, Your brother sounds like he was a great guy. I send my heartfelt sympathy. Hal Reed

  11. Mr. Cornejo was such a kind & caring man. He came to my rescue (shortly after the loss of my Husband) on a very hot summer day when my A/C decided to fizzle out.
    His smile was infectious.
    Sorry for the loss of a wonderful man.
    Sincerely, Irma Unruh

  12. Rosie I’m so sorry that your brother passed away.i pray that the Lord will wrap His loving arms around you and your family and give you peace that only He can give.

  13. Bob was an amazing man with a kind heart and generous spirit. I am so sorry for your loss and will keep the family in my prayers.

  14. Bob was a wonderfully kind man with a generous heart. I am so sorry for your loss and will keep the family in my prayers.

  15. Dear Rosie & Family,
    My heartfelt condolences to you on the passing of your dear brother. May all your great memories of him bring comfort and peace.

  16. Aunt Bev, Sarah, Rose, Marcie and Rosalie, Uncle Gabe, Chockie and Marcello I am so sorry to hear about Uncle Bob. Dad and Sharon always enjoyed Uncle Bob and Bev’s visits when Dad was ill. May you all and the entire family attain some peace and comfort in this most difficult of all times in life.

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