William Johannes Korte

William Johannes Korte

Birth
Platte County, Nebraska, USA
Death 2 Aug 1953 (aged 67)
Columbus, Platte County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Columbus, Platte County, Nebraska, USA
Memorial ID 22633636 · View Source
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The Columbus Daily Telegram, August 3, 1953
KORTE--William J. Korte Dies Sunday At Local Hospital
William J. Korte, 67, Columbus, died at 5:30 p.m. Sunday at the Lutheran hospital after eight months' illness. He had undergone surgery about five weeks ago.
Funeral services wil be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the family home, 2721 Tenth Street, and at 2 p.m at Immanuel Lutheran church. The Rev. Martin Borneman, pastor of Christ Lutheran church, will officiate. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial park.
The body will lie in state at the Gass Funeral chapel from 11 a.m to 5 p.m. Tuesday, after which it will lie in state at the family home until the time of the services.
Memorial wreaths will be received by Herman J. Cattau, at the church, and Carl Schmitt, at the home.
William Johannes Korte, son of Rudolph and Ida Behrens Korte, was born in Platte county, Sept. 7, 1885 and was baptized at Christ Lutheran church on Oct. 11, 1885 by the Rev. H. Fischer. He was confirmed at Christ Lutheran church on March 26, 1899 by the Rev. A.W. Frese.
On April 24, 1912 he married Mathilda Louise Cattau at St. John's Lutheran church, Shell Creek.
Mr. Korte did farm work in Platte county until 1944, after which he worked at the Behlen Manufacturing company here.
He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran church since living in Columbus.
Survivors are his wife: four sons, Henry of Burbank, Calif., Herman of Indianapolis, Ind., Clarence of Lead, S.D., Aliver of North Platte; six daughters, Mrs. Alwine Larsen, Mrs. Elsie Sieh and Mrs. Mildred Wurdeman, all of Columbus, Mrs. Gladys Van Gorden and Miss Luetta Korte of Grand Island, and Miss Helen, at home; two brothers, Edward and Rudolph of Leigh; three sisters, Mathilda Korte and Mrs. Lizzie Hake of Leigh, Mrs. Clara Kramer of Hooper; and 21 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Erwin; daughter, Elizabeth; and one grandson, Larry Larsen.
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The Columbus Daily Telegram, August 6, 1953
KORTE--Korte Rites - Funeral services for William J. Korte, 67, who died Sunday at the Lutheran hospital, were held Wednesday afternoon at Immanuel Lutheran church with the Rev. Martin Borneman officiating. Burial was in Roselawn Memorial park. Pallbearers were Ewald and Elmer Hake, Ladean Korte, Norman Loseke, Edgar and Raymond Cattau.



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  • Added: 3 Nov 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22633636
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Johannes Korte (7 Sep 1885–2 Aug 1953), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22633636, citing Roselawn Memorial Park, Columbus, Platte County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Don (contributor 46558676) .