Marie Korte
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Marie Reineking Korte, 97, of Calvert City, Ky., formerly of Massac County, died Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011 at the Calvert City Convalescent Center.

Mrs. Korte was confirmed and a lifelong member of St. John’s Church of Massac County. She retired from Internal Medicine of Paducah as an LPN.

Survivors include one son, Donald Reineking of Metropolis; one daughter, Marcella Perkins of Calvert City; five grandchildren, Janet Boop and husband Ray of Maricopa, Ariz., Carol Bennett of Renton, Wash., Karl Reineking and wife Mona of Bellingham, Wash., Sandra Allison and husband Gene of Benton, Ky. and Mark Perkins of Calvert City; three great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Emma Kippi; her husband, Earnest Korte; an infant daughter, Lou Anna; one brother; and one sister.

Funeral service was held Sunday at St. John’s Church with Rev. Tom Emmerson officiating.

Burial followed in the church cemetery. Pallbearers were Mark Perkins, Gene Allison, Karl Reineking, Fred Stratemeyer, Eugene Stratemeyer and Ruben Maess.

Memorials may be made to St. John’s Church, P.O. Box 314, Metropolis, IL 62960; or Marshall County Community Kitchen, P.O. Box 272, Calvert City, KY 42025.

Miller Funeral Home of Metropolis was in charge of arrangements.
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