John Korber

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    - Ben Wigal
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    - Joey Rivera
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John Albert (Al) Korber



Al Korber, a lifelong resident of Albuquerque, NM, died peacefully, surrounded by family on April 8, 2018 at age 71.

Al was born on December 9, 1946. He was the loving husband of Marilyn Korber, father of Jessica Montoya (Mike), granddad to Jacob Montoya, son of the late Jack and Ruth

Korber, and brother of

Judy Elstner (Wieland).

Al attended Webb Preparatory School in Claremont, CA, and graduated from the University of California, Riverside. He successfully operated several businesses in Albuquerque. A member of St. Stephen's United Methodist Church, Al volunteered his time with the landscaping ministry, as well as with Project Share, facilitating evening meals at St. Martin's HopeWorks. He was kind-hearted to people and animals in need. He enjoyed hiking and worked as a boatman on the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon for many years. Al was a lover of rivers and outdoor life.

Friends and family are welcome to attend a memorial service and reception on Saturday, April 14 at 3:00 pm at St. Stephen's United Methodist Church, 4601 Juan Tabo Blvd NE, Albuquerque.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Martin's HopeWorks, PO Box 27258, Albuquerque, NM 87125.

Religious Service Information
St Stephens United Meth Church
4601 Juan Tabo Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87111
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Published in Albuquerque Journal from Apr. 12 to Apr. 13, 2018