Seth Stewart Corless
Paul, Idaho - Seth Stewart Corless, age 93, of Paul, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at Countryside Care and Rehabilitation Center in Rupert.
Seth was born on Jan. 28, 1919, in Paul, Idaho, the son of Robert S. and Lulu Rachael Stewart Corless. He graduated from Heyburn High School in 1936. He then entered the United States Army during World War II and served our country for 32 years retiring as a full Colonel. He received a bachelor’s degree in agricultural economics from Idaho State University and farmed west of Paul.
He married Dorothy Randall Stewart on Dec. 27, 1964, in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple. Together, they raised two children, Cindy and Dan.
Seth was active in the LDS Church and served in various capacities. He was a member of the Paul American Legion, the Rotary Club, the Magic Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Mini-Cassia Community Concert Organization having served as president. He enjoyed skiing, loved to sing and play the clarinet, and served our community by teaching various military classes.
He is survived by his children, Cindy McCuistion-Nielson of Rexburg, Idaho, and Dan (Karla) Corless of Paul; and three grandchildren, Brittney Brinton, Dylan Corless and Kayla Corless.
Seth was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Dorothy; two sons-in-law, Craig McCuistion and Rick Nielson; four brothers, Bob, Don, John and Howard Corless; and a sister, Louise Mendenhall.
The funeral will be held 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 18, at the Emerson LDS Church, 127 S. 950 W., of Paul, with Bishop Bruce Hansen officiating. Military rites will be provided by the Mini-Cassia Veterans Organization. Burial will be in the Pleasant View Cemetery.
Friends may call from 6 until 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, at the Rasmussen Funeral Home, 1350 E. 16th St., in Burley, and from 10 until 10:45 a.m. Friday at the church.