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Lawrence Earl Korb


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Lawrence Earl Korb Obituary
August 9, 1929 - August 29, 2016 Lawrence Earl Korb, born August 9th, 1929, passed away August 29, 2016 in Naples, Florida. Larry, known as "Buddy" to friends and family, was born in Chicago, IL, the son of Isadore and Beatrice Korb. He was united in marriage for 62 years to his wife Barbara on December 19, 1953. Larry spent two years in the service at Fort Sill, OK and was a supporter of several veterans groups. A loyal member of the IBEW Local 134 for over 64 years he worked mainly on large construction projects, in Chicago, such as the First National Bank, McCormick Place and O'Hare Field. Larry will always be remembered for how he lived life. Larry and two friends formed a folk singing group "The Lonesome Travelers" and along with performing at various functions there were frequent "Hootenanny's" at 8916 Harms RD. Always ready with a story or joke he was also an avid outdoorsman, enjoying hunting, fishing, golfing and yearly trips to Door County, WI with family prior to retiring in Florida. He is survived by his 3 children and their spouses, David (Cathy), Daniel (Joni), Richard (Shimei); 4 loving grandchildren, Samantha, Sarah, Joshua and Jacob; and his ever faithful dog Rusty II. He was preceded in death by his wife Barbara; his parents Isadore and Beatrice Korb; and his sister Carol. Interment will be at 11:00AM on October 20, 2016 at Sarasota National Cemetery, 9810 State Road 72, Sarasota, FL 34241.
Published in the Los Angeles Times on Sept. 20, 2016
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