Our beloved, Fred W. Korte 97, passed away on June 25, 2013, at the VA Hospital in Albuquerque.
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Fred is survived by his extended family, LeRoy and June Garcia; granddaughters, Lisa (Carlos), Lorissa (Ale) and Leslie (Mario).
He is also survived by five great- grandchildren whom he just adored, Leah, Lauren, Charles, Isaac and William.
Fred will always be remembered for his quick wit, his love of music as he played the accordion and harmonica as well as his gardening skills.
Rosary will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church and Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Monday also at Our Lady of Sorrows Church with interment of his cremains at 2:15 p.m. at the Santa Fe National Cemetery.
The family would like to thank the staff at Fairwind in Rio Rancho, the staff of Ambercare and the staff at the VA Hospital for their excellent care and support.
Published in Las Vegas Optic on June 28, 2013