James "Jim" Micheal Corso

May 22, 1944January 8, 2021

PEKIN ~ James “Jim” Micheal Corso, 76, of Pekin, passed away at 12:25 a.m. Friday, January 8, 2021 at Pekin Manor.

Born May 22, 1944 in Detroit, Michigan to Bert and Agnes (Dubois) Corso, he married Donna (Ivey) Belden on June 22, 1976 in Pekin. She survives.

Also surviving are one daughter, Jill (Mike) Oberle of Morton; one brother, Tony (Vicki) Corso of Manito; one niece, Annette (Todd) Pollman of Pekin and one nephew, Ryan Corso of Pekin.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister; Christine Corso and one brother, Geno Corso.

Jim had worked for Mason-Kaebel Realtor in Pekin as a realtor for many years.

He was a member of Saint Joseph Catholic Church in Pekin.

Jim was an avid St. Louis Cardinal fan and loved to go to games with his best friend John Mason. He secretly loved the Chicago Cubs. He enjoyed bowling and sports in general in his free time.

A celebration of life gathering will be held at a later date.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.

Memorial contributions may be given to the American Parkinson Disease Association, PO Box 814, River Grove, IL 60171-0814, or Lewy Body Dementia Association, Inc., 912 Killian Hill Road S.W., Lilburn, GA 30047, or Foster Pet Outreach, 10206 West Dubois Road, Edwards, IL 61528.

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James "Jim" Micheal Corso

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Bobbi Prather

January 9, 2021

Dearest Donna.... word's fail me as I loose 1 friend after another. It has been 10 year's since I lost my best friend, my husband. What gets me through is that I took my turn & never have to go through that pain again. Jim was such a pleasure to know. He always took time to remember our grade school day's. God be with you.

Jill Mason Huse

January 8, 2021

I fondly remember growing up and my dad, John Mason, would be watching a baseball game with Jim; or my dad would be trying to play a prank on Jim- they were always kidding around. We spent a lot of time with Jim, Donna and Jill - our families were very close. Jim was a great friend to my father and we are praying for peace and healing for his passing.