Joseph C. Kornmayer

March 28, 1934 - December 3, 2017

Joseph C. Kornmayer, 83, of Brunswick, Ohio passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 3, 2017. Joe was born in Valley City on March 28, 1934 to the late Anthony and Dorothy (nee Eilers) Kornmayer. He has been a lifelong Medina County resident. Joe had been a farmer and general contractor/carpenter all his life. He helped build homes, pole barns and was quite gifted as a handyman doing any repairs that were needed. He also had worked for Wolff Bros. Supply and Smith Bros. Joe was an avid train enthusiast. He is survived by his wife Maxine, (nee Gunkelman) of 63 years, daughter Jayne Smith (Scott King) and grandson, Jeremy Smith. Special caregiver Sandy Smith. Extended Family- Cheri (Eric) Eden and their children- Savannah and Dominic; Mark & Renee Seiwerth. Cousins- Greg (Debbie) Nichols, their son Joe and (fiancé Leah) and Jon (Becky) Nichols and their children- Tyler and Chrissy. Funeral Service- 11:00 a.m. Thursday, December 7, 2017 at Zion Lutheran Church 2233 Abbeyville Road Valley City. Reverends Doug Gunkelman and Jim Watson, officiating. Calling hours- 6:00-8:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at the Bauer Funeral Home 2089 Columbia Road Valley City. Burial- Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Valley City. The family would like to” Thank” the Visiting Angels and Hospice of Western Reserve. for all their care and support given to them. In lieu of flowers- Memorials may be made to the Medina County SPCA.


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