Ruth Evelyn Kornacki, age 97, of Rutherfordton, passed away Friday, January 5, 2018.
She was a native of Michigan and the daughter of the late Angus Edward McKinnon and the late Jenny Olsen Peterson. She was a loving mother and grandmother. Ruth was a great storyteller, had a great sense of humor and had a great essence for life. She was preceded in death by her husband Stanley Andrew Kornacki, four sisters; Arlene Reynolds, Laura Pearson, Katherine Macker and Adeline McKinnon and two brothers; Eddie McKinnon and Johnny McKinnon.
She is survived by three daughters: Carole Hodge and husband Clyde of Rutherfordton, Sandy DeWolf and husband Dale of Rutherfordton, Deanna Blakley and husband Larry of Stuart, FL. One half brother: Arnold McKinnon of California, 13 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren, and 3 great great grandchildren.
The funeral service was held at McMahan's Funeral Home Chapel. Deacon Andy Cilone officiated. Entombment will take place at the Resurrection Cemetery in Clinton Township, Michigan. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Activity Dept at White Oak Manor of Rutherfordton; 188 Oscar Justice Rd. Rutherfordton, NC 28139 or to The American Heart Association at 7272 Greenville Ave. Dallas, TX 75231.
McMahan's Funeral Home & Cremation Services in charge of the arrangements.