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Cornelius T Amelse
(01-06-1933 - 10-08-2015)

Cornelius “Connie” T. Amelse, 82, of Algonquin, passed away on October 8, 2015. He was born on January 6, 1933 in Tomahawk, WI the son of Theodore and Ann Amelse. He was a Veteran, and served in the US Navy during the Korean War. Connie was the owner/operator of Luco Construction Co in McHenry County for many years. Survivors include his wife: Arlene, whom he married on December 1, 1972; 5 children: Wendy (David) Ribble, Lori (Mark) Thomas, Ted (Tanya) Amelse, Holly (Bob) Gehr and Lucas (Jamie) Amelse; 18 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, a grandchild: Christopher Ribble; a brother: Bob Amelse and his sister: Theresa Amelse. A celebration of his life will be held on Friday October 16 from 5-9:00 P.M. at Blackstone Golf Club, 9700 St. Andrews Dr., Marengo, IL 60152. Memorials may be made to the National Parkinson Foundation. Arrangements are with Wait Ross Allanson Funeral & Cremation Services of Algonquin, IL For information, 847-658-4232 or www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com

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