Culver High Alumni Bio's

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead
where there is no path and leave a trail.

~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Name-Maiden Name: Mike Cornett

Year Graduated: 1965

Occupation-Occupations: Steel Industry Sales, Owner Dry-Cleaner

Where are you living now: So. Illinois. A place time forgot. $35,000 houses

Marital Status: Married 28 yrs / Divorced

Children: 3

Grandchildren: 4

Great-Grandchildren: 0

After graduation: US Navy: Two Years Newport, RI. Europe. Two Years Vietnam. SMCC for two years.
Move to Seattle. One of the best decision of my life. Raised a beautiful family.

What were your favorite places in Culver City: Lindberg Park, Ships, Tower,Peppies, Restaurants, A&W, Foster Freeze, Martins Music, Sportsman's Exchange, Western Auto, Maralta & Culver Theaters, Farrigut Elementary School, CC High School, Jacks Ranch Market, The street I lived on: Fairbanks Way. Grandma & Grandpa's House, Palms Chirch, Hicking around the oil fields in Baldwin Hills, Helms Bakery (Trucks), The Icecream Truck in Summer, Roller Skating with "Clamp-On Skates" with Key on the sidewalk and races around the block.

Interests: Retired: Collect Vntage Military Firearms & History Books of WWI, WWII & Vietnam. Gunsmithing and restoring firearms. Adopt Greyhound Dogs, X-Racers. Always reading all types of books. My Church: Mormon. Very active. Loved to snow Ski when I lived in Seattle. As a family we skiied almost every weekend with the kids. Ski vacations to Canada. Did some Ski Racing...LOL...Just to catch the kids.

Additional Comments: Three adult children. All live in Utah. All Grads of BYU (Brigham Young Uni) in Provo, Ut. Daughter grad of Law School (BYU) . Boys Served Church Missions: New York City & Paris, France for two years. All very successful. Very proud of them and their good decisions. Four Grandkids: 3 boys & a girl. Four years old and under. I Still love my x-Wife. She gave me my greatest gift...My Children. Hope to move to Utah to be closer to my Kids & Grand Children. I'm very happy and I like to joke around a lot. I miss my class mates who have passed. I think about Frank McPhail & Cliff Volke almost every day. They were both lost in Vietnam. Thanks guys. You're my Heroes. I loved Randy Mytar. He just passed and I miss him so.


Phone: 618-244-1650