Leo B. Korte, 96, of Breese, died
Friday, February 20, 2009 at Aviston Countryside Manor.
Mr. Korte was born May 5, 1912 in
Breese, a son of Conrad and Mary (Steinman) Korte; they preceded him
He married Adelle Woltering on
November 27, 1947 at St. Francis Catholic Church in Aviston; she
preceded him in death on August 26, 2006.
In addition to his wife he was
preceded in death by a son-in-law, Wynn Frost; brothers, Alvin
Korte and Eugene Korte; a sister, Marcella Rascher; sisters-in-law,
Edna Korte, Sr. Lucille Woltering, ASC, Sr. Collette Woltering, ASC,
Marie Moss, Josephine Woltering, and Alice Woltering;
brothers-in-law, Herman Woltering, Edward Woltering, Joseph
Woltering, John Moss, Vincent Thien, and Bob Ritchey.
Leo is survived by his children Mary
(Peter) Bondioli of Herrin, Jerry (Judy) Korte of Breese, Jim
(Julie) Korte of Chatham, and Nancy (Floyd) Loss of Salem.
10 Grandchildren-Kevin (Jennifer)
Frost, Sara Bondioli, Patrick (Colleen) Kampwerth, Valerie Korte,
Matthew and Michael Korte, Jason, Jeff, Joe (Ashley), and Jenny
4 Great-Grandchildren-Tess and Tori
Kampwerth, Sophie Loss, and Nolen Frost.
A brother-in-law, Al Rascher of
Breese and a sister-in-law, Veronica Ritchey of Branford,
Leo retired from the farm where he
lived his entire life.
He was a member of St. Augustine
Church and Menís Sodality, Breese Knights of Columbus Council 2869,
Clinton County Farm Bureau, and the Breese Senior Citizens.
Funeral Mass of Christian Burial
will be Tuesday, February 24, 2009 at 10:00 AM
at St. Augustine Catholic Church with Rev. Joseph Rascher, Rev.
Chuck Tuttle and Deacon Bob Lippert celebrating. Interment will
follow in St. Dominic/St. Augustine Cemetery, Breese.
Visitation will be Monday, February
23, 2009 from 4:00-8:00 PM and again on Tuesday, February 24, 2009
from 8:00-9:45 AM at the Moss
Funeral Home in Breese.
Memorials can be made to Mater Dei
High School or All Saints Academy and will be received at the