Name Age Place of Birth > Place of Death Newspaper Publication Date Submitter
KORTE, Leo B96 Aviston IL CarlyleUB 25 Feb 2009 fch 

Leo B. Korte

May 5, 1912 - February 20, 2009

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 and they preceded him in death. He married Adelle Woltering on November 27, 1947, at St. Francis Catholic Church in Aviston and she preceded him in death on August 26, 2006.

He 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 Loss; four 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, Fla.

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.

He retired from the farm where he lived his entire life. He was a member of St. Augustine Church and Men's Sodality, Breese Knights of Columbus Council 2869, Clinton County Farm Bureau, and the Breese Senior Citizens.

A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial was held Tuesday, February 24, at 10 a.m. at St. Augustine Catholic Church with Rev. Joseph Rascher. Rev. Chuck Tuttle and Deacon Bob Lippert celebrating.

Burial followed in St. Dominic/St. Augustine Cemetery, Breese.

Moss Funeral Home in Breese handled the arrangements. 

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