STEELVILLE, Mo. - Marilyn Agnes Korte nee Moser, of Steelville, was born in St. Louis, Missouri, on Sunday, Jan. 31, 1932, to William A. Moser and Casilda Marie (Kaiman) Moser.
She passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019, at Steelville Senior Living, in Steelville, at the age of 87 years, eight months and 29 days.
Marilyn was a 1951 graduate of Laboure All Girls Catholic High School, in St. Louis.
She married her loving husband of 65 years, Richard Carl Korte, on May 30, 1953, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, in St. Louis, and to this union eight children were born.
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 of Stonegate Farms.
She was a longtime member of St. Michael's Catholic Church, in Steelville. She was devoted to St. Therese, 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. Most of all, Marilyn loved her family.
She was preceded in death by: her parents, William and Casilda Moser; parents-in-law, Carl and Angela (Keeven) Korte; husband, Richard C. 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, Father William Korte, of Louisiana, Missouri, Virginia (John) Watson, of Steelville, Catherine (Mark) Buncher of Nicholasville, Kentucky, Walter (Stacie) Korte, of Steelville, 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; sisters-in-law, Carol Breenan, of Kirkwood, Missouri, and Judy Banta, of Phoenix, Arizona; brother-in-law, Tom Banta, of Arizona; nieces, nephews, cousins; and friends. As published in the St. Joseph News-Press.