Lawrence "Larry" Korta
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Korta, Lawrence, "Larry" Passed away Friday September 6, 2013, age 72. Loving and devoted husband for 50 years of Eleanore Joyce (nee Knoblauch). Dad of Jennifer (Larry) Amell, Jonathan (Tanya), the late Robert, Thomas (Jill), Andrew (Shannon), Amy (Daniel) Lukas. Loving grandpa of Kate (Andy) Fehrenbach, Molly, Cori, Dylan, Kaleb, Kiana, Nick, Noelle, Andrew, Brianna, Greyson, Brogan, Jonathan, Ellie, Teddy, and Josie. Great-grandfather of Alex. Preceded in death by sister Cindy Krukar. Also survived by nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Memorial visitation Friday September 13 at ST. GREGORY THE GREAT PARISH, 3160 S. 63rd St, from 4-6:30PM, with Memorial Mass to follow (6:30PM). Larry was a Professor Emeritus at MSOE. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Gregory the Great Parish or Repairers of the Breach Homeless Shelter appreciated. HERITAGE FUNERAL HOME Klemmer-Scheurell-Johnson-Reiss 414-321-7440 Guest Book & Directions

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Published in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Sep. 8, 2013.
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September 27, 2017
Larry was a classmate and deeply involved with school activities. I played basketball and Larry was always super conscious of assisting the team in many different ways. A great example and role model for anyone to follow. Fred Krafczyk
Fred Krafczyk
October 5, 2013
Dear Joyce and the Korta Family.

I was very sorry to hear of Larry. Our family will keep your family and Larry in our prayers. God Bless you Joyce.

Gary Byers
September 13, 2013
Joyce and the entire Korta family. Our prayers and thoughts are with you at this time. You have been the strength for so many at St Greg's, in their time of need. May Gods peace be with you now.
Michael Dubis
September 13, 2013
My heart is very heavy for the entire Korta family. This family has been loving, kind, and supportive to me for a long time and I am so sorry to see such a strong light of love lost. My only hope is to have your healing begin soon and your tears of sadness being replaced with tears of laughter I have grown used to when being with this amazing family.
Brian Houston
September 12, 2013
Prague 2001
Both you and Larry made our family so welcome in our 2001 Prague trip. I do know this was one of your and Larry's favorite spots. Larry and his smile and concern for others will be something the Lemke family will not forget. Peace.
bob lemke
September 11, 2013
Korta Family - I am praying for you all. Mr Korta was a great man, mentor, and teacher. He had a tremendous impact on me as a young man, and almost 20 years later he still positively shapes the way I approach life. I am grateful for having known him.
Chad Campbell
September 10, 2013
My sympathies go out to the entire Korta family during this time. Larry was a wonderful educator and then became a friend. He positively affected so many lives.
Marie Dudenas
September 10, 2013
Thank you Professor Korta - always admired you and appreciated your work. My prayers to your family.
Brian Savoie
September 10, 2013
Prayers and comfort to the family during this difficult time. Prof. Korta was a great man.
Kim Eickert
September 10, 2013
Joyce and family
I was sorry to read about the loss of your husband and father. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Your MMC "little sis"
Judy Perinovic
September 10, 2013
Larry made such an enormous impact on my life! Over 10 years after graduation, and I'm still quoting him. Thank you Larry!
Tim Guy
September 10, 2013
My thoughts and prayers are with your family in the sad time. Prof. Korta made my time at MSOE a very memorable experience. It was nice seeing and hearing him again during the "Last Lecture".
Scott Duch '89
September 10, 2013
Prayers for the Korta family. Professor Korta was a great teacher and mentor to a lot of MSOE students. Eternal rest, grant unto him O Lord
and let perpetual light shine upon him.
May he rest in peace. Amen.
Jim Dudzik
September 9, 2013
Larry was always eager to help a colleague and so generous with his time and talents. He was a good role model.
Matt Schaefer
September 9, 2013
I will always remember Larry as an outstanding, dedicated teacher and friend. One of MSOE,s best.
September 9, 2013
I'm so sorry to hear about this. I 'll always remember Larry with a smile on his face. He'll be in our thoughts and prayers.
Paul and Sue Maurer
September 9, 2013
Joyce, I am so sorry to hear of Larry's passing. He was a treasured friend, mentor and colleague. You and your family will be in our prayers.

Lisa Zidek
September 9, 2013
I am so sorry for your loss. Larry was a great man, and he will be dearly missed.
-Charlene Yauch
September 8, 2013
Joyce, Jenny, Jon, Tom, Andy, and Amy, I'm so sorry to hear this news. You're in my prayers and I offer my heartfelt condolences.
Chuck Roemer
September 8, 2013
I am sooo sad to hear this news. Larry was always greeted me with a welcoming smile and those twinkling eyes as he would lean back and fold his hands to listen. He made my time at MSOE that much better. He will be deeply missed. My thoughts and prayers are with entire Korta family.
Jennifer Trost
September 8, 2013
Love and prayers to your family. We were so sorry to hear this sad news. Thinking of you all. Anne & Joe McKernan
Anne McKernan
September 8, 2013
Dear Eleanore and family,
Prayers for all of you at this sad time. I heard from a friend in West Allis about Larry's death.
Peace and love.
Ed Kremer
September 8, 2013
Dear Joyce and family,
My thoughts and prayers are with you with the passing of Larry. Larry was devoted to you Joyce and the family. He lived out his faith by his service to others. It is with that same faith we are called to believe that Larry's "life is simply changed not ended." I hold you in prayer.

Fr. Marv Knighton
Fr. Marv Knighton
September 8, 2013
I will miss my old friend of MSOE. My prayers and condolences to his family.
Craig Tallar
September 8, 2013
Dear Korta Family, May God bless you at this time, our thoughts and prayers are with you. Cherish all your wonderful memories.
Mary & Bill Reifschneider
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