Barr Memorial Chapel obituary – Stanley Wesley Corns, 90, Fort Madison


Stanley Wesley Corns, 90 years, of Fort Madison, Iowa died Monday October 7, 2019 at his home.  He was born April 8, 1929 at Bonaparte, Iowa a son of Calvin and Jenny June (Henry) Corns.  On July 2, 1954, he married Mary Cleek at Burlington, Iowa.  She preceded him in death February 8, 1981. 


Stanley retired from Gleasons Metal Works.  He loved fishing, camping at the Iowa State Fair and was a big Nascar Racing fanatic.

He is survived by three sons: Tom Corns, of Fort Madison, Iowa; Michael (Regina) Corns, of Fort Madison, Iowa; Bob (Jeanie) Corns, of Las Vegas, Nevada; one daughter, Joni Noble, of Wapelo, Iowa; one brother, Charles Corns, of Burlington, Iowa; five grandchildren: Robert, Karen and Ryan Corns all of Las Vegas, Nevada; Teleasha Corns, of Fort Madison, Iowa and Amanda Canterbury, of Burlington, Iowa.  He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, one daughter, Lori Corns; one brother, Hank Corns and three sisters, Shirley Danley, Barbara Six and Mary Bergmeier.  

Graveside services will be 10:30 am Friday October 11, 2019 at Oakland Cemetery, Fort Madison, Iowa.  In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established for the American Cancer Society, contributions may be made at the Barr Memorial Chapel, Fort Madison or during the graveside service.  Barr Memorial Chapel is honored to serve the Corns family and an online guest book may be found at

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