Irene V. Busse Korb 1921 - 2007 Lawrence
Memorial services for Irene V. Busse Korb, 85, Lawrence, will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Private inurnment will be later at Oak Hill Cemetery. Mrs. Korb died Friday, Jan. 26, 2007, at Lawrence Presbyterian Manor, where she had maintained an apartment since 2003.She was born Aug. 17, 1921, in Marion County, the daughter of Edward and Mamie French Larkins.She graduated from Burlington High School in Burlington. She married James D. Busse on Aug. 5, 1944. They lived in and near Lawrence for 42 years and were active in local camping clubs. He died in 1984. She married Ernest Korb on Nov. 29, 1986, and lived in Tonganoxie until shortly after his death in 2002. She also was preceded in death by two sisters and a brother.Survivors include a son, James E. Busse and wife Megan Gannon, Perry; a daughter, Mary E. Wadley, Hotchkiss, Colo.; five grandchildren, Brenda, Kathy, Rod, Erica and Robert; 13 great-grandchildren, Brian, Amber, Jamie, Chelsi, Harley, Cassi, Alyssa, Grant, Marc, Jamie, Mathew, Emmy and Corwin; and one great-great-grandchild, Asher.The family will greet friends following the service at the mortuary. The family suggests memorials to the Lawrence Salvation Army, sent in care of the mortuary.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.warrenmcelwain.com">www.warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: (Busse) Korb.