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Aldo V. 'Cutso' Corullo

MARSHFIELD, Wis. - Aldo V. "Cutso" Corullo, 89, of Bessemer, passed away on Oct. 4, 2019, in Marshfield, Wis.

Aldo was born on June 2, 1930, in Bessemer to Vincent and Jennie (Pertile) Corullo. He attended Bessemer schools and graduated from A.D. Johnson High School with the class of 1948.

He served in the U.S. Army stationed in Japan in 1950 with the 65th Engineer Combat Battalion and then in Korea in 1951 during the Korean War and was honorably discharged in 1954.

Aldo married Phyllis Isdebski on July 3, 1954.

After the closure of the Petersen Mine in Bessemer, he began working at Bessemer Plywood Corp. as a carpentry foreman, retiring in 1992. After his retirement, he continued working for the owners of BPC until the time of his death. He was involved with many carpentry projects throughout the community and was a well-known handyman around town. His legacy will live on through his many projects throughout the area.

Aldo got great enjoyment out of his grandchildren and never missed any of their events. He and his wife, Phyllis, were once named "Fans of the Year."

He was a member of the Sharon Lutheran Church in Bessemer. He was also a lifetime member of the Bessemer VFW Post 3673 and the Bessemer American Legion Post 27.

Aldo was preceded in death by his parents, Vincent Corullo and Jennie Fin; brothers, Dominic, Joseph and Albin Corullo; and sisters, Mary Rigoni and Vicky Takala.

He is survived by his wife, Phyllis; children, Marge (Thomas) Leaf, Barb (Greg) Adams and Joan Corullo; grandchildren, Matt (Trisha), Eric (Julia), Tony (Kristin), Kady (Chris Murnyak), and Jenny (James); great-grandchildren, Nicklas, Connor, Jason, Bradley, Benson, Nolan and a baby girl on the way; and brother, Peter (Marge) Fin.

A memorial service will be held at Sharon Lutheran Church, 100 E. Sellar St., Bessemer, on Saturday, Oct. 12, at 11 a.m. with Pastor Bill Jacobson officiating, preceded by a visitation from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.

Aldo was known for his smile and love of life. "He will forever be our sunshine."

Frick-Zielinski Funeral Home, Bessemer, is assisting the family. For more information or to express online condolences, please visit