Archive for Wednesday, December 13, 2006

Obituary: Frances Korb


December 13, 2006

Services for Frances Korb, 92, formerly of Tonganoxie, were Saturday, Dec. 9, 2006, at Tonganoxie United Methodist Church. Burial was in Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie.

Mrs. Korb died Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2006, at Brandon Woods Retirement Community in Lawrence.

She was born Sept. 4, 1914, in Reno, Kan., the daughter of Paris and Fannie (Cline) Pearson. She was an active member of Tonganoxie United Methodist Church, Tonganoxie Historical Society, United Methodist Women and Riford Senior Center.

She married Edward Korb on Aug. 1, 1933, in Leavenworth County. He died in 1999. She and her husband owned and operated Korb Electric in Tonganoxie, for more than 20 years.

She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Jane Pearce, in 1972, a son-in-law, Darrell Pearce in 1997 and a great-granddaughter, Ashlyn Green, in 1994.

Survivors include a daughter, Beverly Mallams, North Richland Hills, Texas; a daughter-in-law, Nancy Pearce, Tonganoxie; three grandchildren; and six great- grandchildren.

The family suggests memorial contributions to Tonganoxie Historical Society or Riford Senior Center, sent in care of Quisenberry Funeral Home, P.O. Box 993, Tonganoxie 66086.

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