Eleanor M. Korkoske

Eleanor M. Korkoske, age 82, passed away Saturday, August 20, 2011 from Alzheimer’s.  She was born April 20, 1929 in Gladwin, Michigan to Fred and Anna (Kutzke) Gatz.  She retired from Sears Roebuck & Co. in 1989 after working for 33 years.  She enjoyed gardening, sewing, and music.  Eleanor was preceded in death by her parents and three brothers, Rudy, Arthur, and Albert.  Eleanor is survived by her loving husband of 62 years, Donald; son, Dennis (Sharon); daughter, Julie (Roger) Marsh; grandsons, Cory Marsh (Fiance’, Stacey Metz) and Brett (Bonnie) Marsh; great grandchildren Fallon and Rafe Marsh; brother, Edwin (Frieda) Gatz  along with many nieces, nephews and friends.  Funeral services will be held at the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel on Wednesday, August 24, 2011 at 12:00 p.m.  Interment will follow at Maple Ridge Cemetery in Holt.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday from 6-8 p.m.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or Hospice Advantage of Lansing.

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George R. Podany
August 22, 2011 at 10:02 am

Blessings to you, Don. Know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Karl & Deborah Kretz
August 22, 2011 at 10:46 am

Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you.

Brenda Simon
August 22, 2011 at 2:12 pm

Uncle Don, Denny and Julie, Losing a wife of so many years and a mother is a terrible thing. We are all thinking of you and praying for you. We all wish we could be there with you.

Lots of love, Linda, Brenda and Chip

Randy and Kris Grinn
August 22, 2011 at 9:03 pm

Don and family,

We have such fond memories of our times with you and Eleanor. We are so sorry for your loss and pray for strength for you and your family in this difficult time.

Debbie Snider
August 24, 2011 at 11:14 am

Please accept my most heartfelt sympathies for your loss… my thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.


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