Alfred Joseph ‘Joe’ Korbe
Alfred Joseph “Joe” Korbe of Wallace County and Garden City was born July 27, 1952, in Scott City, to Alfred and Leona Korbe.
H e grew up in Leoti and attended Leoti Grade School, Marienthal parochial school, Leoti Jr. High School, and graduated from Wichita County High School in 1970.
He met and started dating his wife, Paula, in 1973. They were married on August 13, 1977. She survives.
Other survivors include two daughters, Stephanie Stroud and husband, Brad, Lenexa, and Caiti, Garden City; three sons; Travis Korbe, Sharon Springs, Christopher Korbe, and wife, Sarah, Spearville, and Andrew Korbe and wife, Hailey, Garden City; one brother, Jerry Korbe and wife, Cindy, Dodge City; 18 grandchildren, Joey, Levi, Vivienne, David, Ethan, Trevor, Tyler, Travis Jr, Emilee, Spencer, Liam, Noah, Connor, Brody, Maddex, Haidyn, Bryleigh and Brynnalee; and two nephews, Jonathan and Justin.
He was preceded in death by his parents and niece, Melissa “Missy” Korbe.
A funeral is scheduled for Fri., Oct. 23, 10:30 a.m. (MT) at the United Methodist Church, Sharon Springs. Pastor Galen Crippen will officiate.
All are welcome to attend and celebrate Joe’s life.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial tributes be directed to Joe’s medical and funeral fund via Paula Korbe to assist with expenses.