Marilyn Agnes Korte (nee Moser) of Steelville, Missouri was born in St. Louis, Missouri on Sunday, January 31, 1932 to William A. and Casilda Marie (Kaiman) Moser and passed away on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at the age of 87 years, 8 months and 29 days.
Marilyn was a 1951 graduate of Laboure All Girls Catholic High School in St. Louis, Missouri.
She married her husband of 65 years, Richard Carl Korte on May 30, 1953 at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church in St. Louis, Missouri.
She was an avid sports fanatic and a long time St. Louis Cardinals Baseball fan. She was the former owner of Marilyn’s Quality Egg Business and former owner/operator of Stonegate Farms.
She was a long time member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Steelville, Missouri. She was devoted to St. Therese of Lisieux, “the little flower,” and to Holy Mother Mary and St. Anthony. She was a Vitae Society member and gave 13 years as an Extern Sacristan to the Carmelite Sisters Monastery in Jefferson City, Missouri.
She enjoyed gardening and canning.
She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Casilda Moser; parents-in-law, Carl and Angela (Keeven) Korte; husband, Richard Korte; son, Ralph Korte; brothers, Albert (Joan) Moser and William Moser; and brothers-in-law, Ken Dames, Herbert Korte and John Banta.
She is survived by her children, Stephen Korte of Chandler, Arizona, Michael (Rose) Korte of St. Joseph, Missouri, Father William Korte of Louisiana, Missouri, Virginia (John) Watson of Steelville, Missouri, Catherine (Mark) Buncher of Nicholasville, Kentucky, Walter (Stacie) Korte of Steelville, Missouri and Casilda (Joseph) Kekeisen of Sullivan, Missouri; 21 grandchildren; 37 great grandchildren; siblings, Robert (Jane) Moser of New Jersey, Betty Dames and Carol McNulty, both of St. Louis, Missouri; sisters-in-law, Carol Breenan of Kirkwood, Missouri and Judy Banta of Phoenix, Arizona; brother-in-law, Tom Banta of Arizona; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was from 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 with Rosary at 7 p.m. at the Hutson Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.
Funeral Mass was at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at the St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Steelville, Missouri with Father William Korte officiating.
Burial was at the St. Michael Cemetery in Steelville, Missouri.
Arrangements under the diretion of the Hutson Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.