Kenneth M. Corneil, Jr., 81 of Valparaiso, passed away Saturday, June 24, 2023.  He was born February 7, 1942 in Valparaiso to Kenneth and Gladys (Whitman) Corneil, Sr.  A graduate of Valparaiso High School and a Veteran of the U.S. Army, Ken was the owner of Corneil Shell Service on the corner of Lincolnway and Roosevelt in Valparaiso for 20 years.  After closing the station, he ran The Shop in Valparaiso for 30 years.
On April 24, 1965, Ken married Joan E. Horak who survives along with their children, Kenneth J. (Karen) Corneil, Rebecca Corneil, and Jennifer (Andy) Funk; grandchildren, Joseph Funk, William Corneil, Michael Funk, and Charlotte Corneil. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Donna Moseley and his honorary brother, Jack Henson. 
Visitation will be held Wednesday, June 28, 2023 from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM at Moeller Funeral Home 104 Roosevelt Rd., Valparaiso, with a Funeral Service beginning at 1:00 PM.  Burial will follow at Angelcrest Cemetery, Valparaiso.


I'm so glad I got to sit and talk for a while with Ken at Will's graduation. A memory I will forever cherish. I'm sending my love and condolences to all the family but especially Ken and Jen. -Heather Calvin 

I am so sorry to here about your dad. I was so hoping to see all of the family when we came home. -Andy and Linda Tucker 

Prayers for family. -Peggie Burris (Todd) 

Kenny was a lifelong friend of my father Keith and I remember meeting him when I was a little girl. Throughout the years we would stop by and say hello when I was in town visiting. It was always good to see and talk to him.Kenny holds such a special place in our family's life and he will truly be missed. We send our love and prayers to your family. -Wendy Hannah 

To you all in your time of Sorrow . Kenny was a great friend to all . Always willing to lend a helping hand . May you find some peace in that he is in that big cloud raising hell with Love! I am praying for you all to find some comfort. Thoughts and prayers for your family! -Nancy and Tim Osterhout 

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