Timothy Thomas Corporon, 75, of New London, died Sunday, March 12, 2017 at New London Specialty Care. Born May 23, 1941 in Marion, Iowa , he was the son of Frank Theodore and Freida Emma Kerkman Corporon. January 28, 1961, he married Ruth Ann Heiken in Marion.
He graduated from Marion High School in 1959. Mr. Corporon and his wife owned and operated "Club 151" in Langworthy, IA. He was the manager of the Shomont Lumberyard in Langworthy and in 1981 became manager of Spahn and Rose Lumber company in New London. He sold cars for Hines Motors and retired from Hummer Trucking. He was a member of the New London Presbyterian Church, many local booster clubs, former member of NL Jaycees, was a New London Volunteer Fireman and was a volunteer at New London Care Center. Tim greatly enjoyed life, including hunting, mushrooming, RV camping, playing fantasy football and cribbage. He was a fan of the Cubs, the Bears and the Hawkeyes. He enjoyed spending time using his laptop computer. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and attending their events, rarely missing one. He was very proud of his four sons and their service to their country and loved flying the American flag.
Besides his wife, he is survived by four sons; Scott (Joan) of Peoria, AZ, Tom of New London, Rick (Lori) of Mascoutah, IL and Jerry of Irving, TX.; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one brother, Max (Maggie) of Rochester Hills, Michigan and one sister, Edith (Lew) Pearson of Marion.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Leo.
The funeral service for Mr. Timothy Corporon will be Thursday at 10:30 AM at Elliott Chapel, New London with Pastor Aimee Goldmeyer officiating. Visitation will begin at noon Wednesday with the family present to greet friends from 5:00 - 7:00 PM. Burial will be at Burge Cemetery, New London.
Memorials have been established to New London Rescue Unit; New London Specialty Care Activity Fund and New London Presbyterian Church.
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I have many found memories of Tim and our school days and class reunions. He had a wonderful sense of humor and twinkle in his eye. Thoughts and prayers are with the family. He will be missed by all who had the privil... more
My thoughts & prayers to Ruth Ann & entire family of Tim. When I became Activity Director at the Care Center & added Tim to my schedule for extra Activities every week; he was a Blessing. Will always remember him as a ki... more
Prayers to the Corporon Family. I remember spending many nights at the little house on the corner in Langworthy. Tim & Ruth Ann let us sit on the back steps of Club 151 listening to the bands. Great memories!
My sympathy to Tim's family. He was always a cheerful guy. Never will forget the times we all had when we went camping. Also the good times at Club 151. Thoughts and prayers to the family. RIP!
Our prayers and deepest sympathy to each of the family. Tim was a wonderful man and was such a special friend to my dad who shared a room with him at the nursing home. A few days before dad passed away, Tim offered to r... more
My prayers to Tim's family. I have so many memories of all of them when the boys were little. I spent many busy nights babysitting them. Tim and Ruth Ann were always so generous.