John C. Cory


John Curtiss Cory, 82, of rural Galesville, passed away, Friday, July 23, 2021, at his home and surrounded by his family.

The son of the late Curtiss and Helene (Schwarzhoff) Cory, John was born July 19, 1939, in Galesville. In his early years, he attended the Janesville School for the Blind before returning to the family farm. John lived a wonderful life on the Cory family farm where he enjoyed his family and friends. He loved hunting with family, his Oliver tractors, a good story and even an argument.

Survivors are his sisters: Joann Lemieux, Rose (Nick) Pientok, Deb Walton and Lucy (John) Eidenberger; along with numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial gathering will be held Saturday, July 31, 2021, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., at Zwickey Funeral Homes, Galesville Chapel.

The family would like to thank St. Croix Hospice and Toni’s family for the care and comfort provided for John.

Memorials may be directed to the Galesville Area Fire Department or G-E First Responders.

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