Inge Elsbeth Cronley-Corless, 88, of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, passed away on Saturday, December 29, 2018 in Grandview, Missouri. A visitation is scheduled for 10:00 -11:00 AM on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at St. Regis Catholic Church in Kansas City, Missouri. A Mass Of Christian Burial will begin at 11:00 AM. Burial will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri. Memorials are suggested to Crossroads Hospice or St. Regis Catholic Church.
Inge was born on May 2, 1930 in Herne/Westfalia, Germany. She grew up in Germany during World War II and came over to America for a new life. She worked as a paraprofessional. She loved her family, friends, and her church. She loved to travel and was active till the end.
Inge was preceded in death by her father, Heinrich Theissen; her mother, Gertrude (Mueller) Theissen; brother, Karl Heinz Theissen; her husband, William Cronley; her husband, Jim Corless; her son, Michael Cronley; and her daughter, Kitty Griffith.
She is survived by her son, Larry McKinney; her daughter, Vicki Drescher (Mike); her son, Tim Cronley (Debbie); her sister-in-law, Charlene Helling (Gene); her grandchildren, Teri Lynn, Jeff, Matt, Chris, Dustin, Daniel, Ryan, and Jason; and her 8 great grandchildren.