The Free Press, Mankato, MN

October 29, 2013

Rev. Glenn L. Korb


— Rev. Glenn L. Korb, age 69, of Waseca died on Sunday, October 27, 2013 at his home in Waseca.

 Glenn Lee Korb was born on March 15, 1944, in Du Bois, Pennsylvania to Jesse and Twila (Himes) Korb.  He attended school in Pennsylvania and worked for a time in New York State before entering the US Army in 1965.  He served two years, spending time in various locations in the US and in Germany.  In 1972, he received his Associate of Arts Degree and in 1974, he earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree from the State University of New York in Buffalo. From 1974 until 1978 he studied to prepare for full-time ministry.  He received his Master of Divinity Degree on February 24, 1978 from the Concordia Theological Seminary at Fort Wayne, IN.  He was ordained at his hometown congregation in Troutville, PA on March 19, 1978.

 Pastor Korb served All Nations Lutheran Church in Rock Lake, ND from April of 1978 until December of 1990.  He had also been pastor to Trinity Lutheran Church in Egeland, ND from 1978 until its disbanding in 1987.   He has served Trinity Lutheran Church-Wilton Township and Immanuel Lutheran Church-Freedom Township from January 1991 until August 2013.  He also conducted services at Colony Court and Lake Shore Inn.  

 He married Linda Tietz on September 26, 1980, at All Nations Lutheran Church in Rock Lake, ND.

 He is survived by his wife, Linda of Waseca; four children, Sarah Korb of Milwaukee, WI, Rev. Jared Korb of Worland, WY, Micah Korb of Winter Haven, FL, and Caleb Korb of Fargo, ND.  He is also survived by three sisters, Irene Barraclough of Brockway, PA, Wilma Hutchins of Falls Creek, PA, and Ethel (Richard) Smay of Grampian, PA; two brothers, Roy (Evelyn) Korb of Sacramento, CA and Leo Korb of Chester, VA; and sister-in-law, Barb Korb of Monroe, NC.   He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters-Julia Wells and Mabel Hutchins, and one brother-James Korb.

 Visitation will be held on Friday, November 1, 2013, at Trinity Lutheran Church-Wilton from 4-8 PM.

 Memorial services will be held on Saturday, November 2, 2013, at 11:00 AM at Trinity Lutheran Church-Wilton with Rev. Dr. Eugene Chase officiating.  Dennis Funeral & Cremation Services of Waseca is handling arrangements.

 Memorials are preferred to Trinity Lutheran Church-Wilton, Immanuel Lutheran Church-Freedom, or Homestead Hospice House of Owatonna.