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 William Rudolf Friedrich Korth

William Rudolf Friedrich Korth

Birth
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Death 13 Jun 1983 (aged 80)
Caledonia, Livingston County, New York, USA
Burial Avon, Livingston County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 131654348 · View Source
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Caledonia,N.Y.,Caledonia Advertiser,Thursday,June 23,1983

WILLIAM R. KORTH
William R. Korth, 80, of Telephone Road, Caledonia, died June 13, 1983. He was 80 years old and had been a dairy farmer for many years.
Mr. Korth came from Germany to the United States in 1922. Where he was born in Mecklenburg is now a part of East Germany.
In Rochester Mr. Korth was employed as a truck driver for 18 years for the former Brighton Place Dairy. In 1944 he became proprietor of the Star Diner in Avon and continued this until 1951. He Purchased a farm in Caledonia in 1948. After he sold the diner he began dairy farming full time. Eight years ago he retired from farming.
Mr. Korth was master of the Avon Grange from 1962 to 1980. In 1936 he joined the Valley Lodge No. 109 F.&A.M. in Rochester. He was the Livingston District Lecturer of the Order of Eastern Star in 1971. Also he was a member of the Lalla Rookh Grotto of Rochester, and was a charter member of the Lalla Rookh Greeters.
He is survived by his wife, Wilma, who came from Germany to the United States in 1924 and they were married in 1934.
Also he has a son William C. Korth of Caledonia; a daughter, Margaret Nugent of Darien Center; a sister, Mrs. Frank (Lisbeth) Kepplinger of Lima; and four grandchildren.
Friends called at the Stephenson - Dougherty Funeral Home in Avon where a service was held Thursday. Interment was in Avon Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the York Volunteer Fire Dept.



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  • Created by: E. W.
  • Added: 21 Jun 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 131654348
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Rudolf Friedrich Korth (12 Apr 1903–13 Jun 1983), Find A Grave Memorial no. 131654348, citing Avon Cemetery, Avon, Livingston County, New York, USA ; Maintained by E. W. (contributor 47216669) .