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Philip Corio

April 18, 1922 — April 7, 2019

Philip Corio, 96, of North Sioux City, passed away Sunday, April 7, 2019, at Westwood Nursing Home.

Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Larkin Chapel, Christy-Smith Funeral Homes, 2320 Outer Drive North. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be at 10 a.m. until service time Wednesday at the funeral home.

Philip was born on April 18, 1922, in Sioux City. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II from 1943 to 1945 and was a decorated POW. After returning home, Philip married Alice Coates in 1948. They raised four children in Jefferson, S.D. They later divorced and in 1969 Philip married Lucille Thompson. After working at Kent Feeds for 26 years, he retired in 1984.

Philip enjoyed spending time with his family and dogs.

Survivors include his four children, Annette (Bob) Johnson of Smithland, Iowa, Elizabeth (Earl) Rose of Hornick, Iowa, Phillip (Rochele) Corio of Jefferson, Charles (Sandy) Corio of Jefferson; stepchildren, Ronald (Judy) Thompson, Carolynn (Fran) Brown, Charlotte Vander Schaaf, and Colleen (Larry) Allen, all of Sioux City; and a brother John (Mary) Corio Jr. of Jefferson.

Philip was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Angelo and Louie Corio; a sister, Rose Pearson; wife, Lucille; and stepdaughter, Kim Downs.
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Visitation

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Christy-Smith Funeral Homes - Larkin Chapel

2320 Outer Drive North, Sioux City, IA 51104

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Funeral

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Christy-Smith Funeral Homes - Larkin Chapel

2320 Outer Drive North, Sioux City, IA 51104

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