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Jerry D. Cornelia
8.30.1954 - May 18, 2023

Place of Birth: Sidney, MT
Residence: Sidney, Montana
Age: 68

Maureen Bock (Salem, Oregon)
May 23, 2023
Jerry was a very dear friend. I will miss his wit, kindness, and friendship. I loved hanving out with him when I was in Sidney. We would swap stories about growing up (especially when his family lived at the jail). I feel honored to own several of his works of art.
LARRY J VAIRA (Billings, MT)
May 24, 2023
So sorry.
Paula Thuesen (Dagmar , MT)
May 24, 2023
Rest In Peace, my friend, till we meet again.
Janet Atchison (Helena, MT)
May 24, 2023
So sad to see this. Not only were we friends, but lived across the street in Sidney. Such an artist.
Jill Staffanson Thom (Sidney, Montana)
May 24, 2023
What an artist..I remember seeing his artwork at his Grandma Eleanor's. I loved those horses with the big feet. It been an honor to know you. Rest in peace Jerry..
Shelly Haugen (Alexander, ND)
May 25, 2023
So sorry for the passing of dear Jerry. He was such a kind soul and talented man. He will be missed.
Shelly Haugen
Kris King (Livingston, MT)
May 25, 2023
I am heartbroken to have lost such a visionary, hilarious, talented and unique artist. His work, and himself as a wonderful person, made the world a better place. We have lost a great light and source of laughter and joy.
Deborah Zignego (Miles City, MT)
May 29, 2023
You will be missed, dear Jerry.. I was looking forward to seeing you this summer so I’m heartbroken that won’t happen. You were loved!
Colleen Johnson (Corpus Christi , TX)
May 30, 2023
My condolences to the family.
Charlotte Simonsen Guptill (Craig, Colorado )
May 30, 2023
Jerry, May you RIP. Will miss seeing what new artwork you would come up with and your crazy sense of humor. May your remaining family hold your memory’s dear.
Jay Williams (Pocatello , Idaho)
May 30, 2023
Jerry was a wonderful, long time friend of my mother Janice. He was also a good friend to my wife, Rhona, and me. Jerry was a wonderful human and he will certainly be missed! We are blessed to own one of Jerry’s bronze sculptures!
Steve and Donna Mullen (La Veta , Colorado)
May 31, 2023
Jerry..a very clear thinker and amazing talent!!!!
Joe and Nancy Moffet (Spokane, WA)
May 31, 2023
Jerry was a great guy, loaded with talent and a loving heart. We will miss him. Our sympathy to all who loved him.
Margaret Mikelson (Miles City, Montana)
Jun 2, 2023
Hanging on a wall in our home is a picture painted by Jerry and given to Ethel Page the year of her retirement. We have admired Jerry's work for many years and I was never sure which I enjoyed more, the art or the titles he gave his work. I wish I would have had the opportunity to have met and known him. Kathy, if he was every bit as nice as I remember you were in high school, I know he will be missed by many.
Martha Gorder (Lake Havasu City, Arizona )
Jun 5, 2023
My deepest condolences to your family’s. Jerry was one of my dearest friends. I think of him many times a day as I have several of his paintings and clocks. Such a talented artist in so many ways. Such a great cook. Not to mention his witty humor. He was one of a kind. Rest in peace my friend.
Beth Peyton (Bemus Point, NY)
Jun 20, 2023
Darn it. A year ago my husband and I went to Sidney to meet Jerry in person. He and I became fast friends on Facebook and developed a very close relationship. Jerry cooked us a terrific dinner. I'd been missing him and hadn't talked to him in a while. Sent him a text this morning and then had an awful feeling. The awful feeling was confirmed when I googled. I need Jerry! Will miss him terribly. I'm glad I have some of his art. I would love to have more, and I told him I wanted his dogs, too. I'm so sorry for the friends and family he's left behind. I truly loved Jerry Cornelia.
-Beth Peyton
Paula Thuesen (Dagmar , MT)
Aug 8, 2023
Forever in my heart. Rest in Peace, my dear friend.
Steve Shannon (Butte, MT)
Aug 8, 2023
I’m extremely sorry to hear that Jerry died. I worked one entire summer with him on a pipeline. I really liked him and always intended to call him when I got back to the area.
Donna Healy (Billings, MT)
Aug 9, 2023
I hardly knew Jerry, but I loved his artwork and his hysterically funny captions. I did know his brother Donn for years and loved his sense of humor, which I can only assume was a match for Jerry’s. I’m sure they are both sorely missed.
Paula Pearl (Oro Valley, AZ)
Aug 13, 2023
Jerry was a cherished friend. He was instrumental in helping through a rough patch. I will always be grateful for his presence in my life. A beautiful human being. The world will miss you Jerry.
Lester Ronholdt (Williston, North Dakota)
Aug 14, 2023
My deepest condolences to the entire family. I am so sorry for your loss.
Kehanna Johnston (Sidney, Mt)
Aug 22, 2023
I am so sorry to hear of his passing. He was a kind person. I knew him from my years of bartending. My condolences to the family and you all are in our prayers.