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Stanley Core

March 29, 1942 — December 16, 2023



Stanley Core, 81, of Corning, Iowa, passed away Saturday, December 16, 2023 at CHI Health Mercy Hospital in Corning, Iowa.  No services are planned at this time.  Pearson Family Funeral Service & Cremation Center of Corning is in charge of arrangements.  Memories and on-line condolences may be left at


Stanley Dean Core, the son of Floyd Verlin and Martha Mildred (Richardson) Core, was born March 29, 1942 in Villisca, Iowa.  Stan married Lucille Stanley and they enjoyed 47 years together until her death in 2009.  Stanley was a Sargeant in the United States Army National Guard, enlisting in 1960. He retired from the Guard after serving 29 years in 1989.  Stanley married Roxy Ann Callahan at their home in 2011.


Stanley worked for Burlington Northern Railroad as a member of the track crew.  He helped building track from Chicago to Denver.  He retired from the railroad in 1989.  Stanley enjoyed fishing and traveling.  Lucille and Stanely traveled many places together.


Left to cherish Stanley’s memory is his wife Roxy Core of Corning; children: Mike Keever of Nebraska, Debra Humphrey-Keever of Oregon, Dan Core of Oregon; daughter-in-law, Debbie Keever of Florida; four grandchildren, several great-grandchildren; brother, Leo Core of California;


Preceding Stanley in death were his parents; son, Tim Keever; brothers: Austin, Virgil and Richard Core.

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