Ray E. Korb-deceased

Ray E. Korb

February 03, 2016 11:38 am

Nov. 1, 1924 — Jan. 18, 2016

Ray E. Korb, 91, of Cusick, Washington, is now at peace with the Lord, passing away Jan. 18, 2016, from cancer.

Ray was born Nov. 1, 1924, in Santa Monica, California, and adopted by Lady Korb when very young. He was brought up in St. Maries, Idaho, graduating from St. Maries, Idaho, in 1943. In June 1943, the day after graduating, he went to war, serving two years in Germany with Patton’s Army going through France and most of Germany. He came home Dec. 15, 1945.

Ray was married to Mary Jean Rector on Dec. 15, 1945, and they were married for 70 years. He completed four years of education at the University of Idaho, then went to Central Washington for his master’s degree in Education.

He worked in public education as a teacher and principal for 38 years, several years in Corvallis, and was the superintendent of Cusick schools the last 11 years. Ray, loved by all his students, taught many subjects as well as coached sports, being an avid sports fan. He also enjoyed bowling.

Ray is survived by four children, Marie Huling, Mary Korb, Clayton Korb (Linda) and Danny Korb (Cheryl); four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

A graveside service was held at the Woodlawn Cemetery in St. Maries, Idaho.

Sherman-Knapp Funeral Home in Newport, Washington, is in charge of arrangements. Family and friends are invited to sign the online guest book at sherman-knapp.com.