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William A. Korroch

May 25, 1932 June 5, 2020
William A. Korroch
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William A. Korroch, age 88, died June 5, 2020. He was born at Lansing, MI May 25, 1932 to Adolf and Dorothy (Gemalsky) Korroch. He retired from General Motors (Oldsmobile) in 1979. He graduated from Grand Ledge High School in 1950. He worked for the State of Michigan for 8 years during which time he served in the 122nd Army Band at Fort Benning, GA (1952-1954) and attended Michigan State University (1955-1957) where he was a member of the marching band and performed at the Rose Bowl of 1956.

Despite his lifelong battle with arthritis and endogenous depression, he was able to maintain his interest in music, genealogy and computers. He was a life member of the National Genealogical Society, he New England Historic Genealogical Society and a member of the Mid-Michigan Genealogical Society.

He was predeceased by sisters Marian Lomas and Martha Rogers, a brother Frederick Korroch and 3 brothers-in-law, Duane Preston, Rodney Lomas and Jack Rogers. He is survived by 1 sister, Margarete Preston of Eagle, and 3 brothers, Arthur (Eleanor) of East Lansing and Hubert (Jacqueline)of Lansing and Martin (Jane of Eagle and a sister-in-law, Bessie Korroch of Holt. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services will be held Peters & Murray in Grand Ledge, Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. with military honors to follow at North Eagle Cemetery. Visitations to be one hour prior to services. A Celebration of Life service will be scheduled at a later date for all friends and family to attend. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Emanuel Lutheran School of Lansing.

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Visitation

Wednesday

10

Jun

10:00 AM 6/10/2020 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 6/10/2020 11:00:00 AM
Peters & Murray Funeral Home

301 E. Jefferson Street
Grand Ledge, MI 48837

Peters & Murray Funeral Home
301 E. Jefferson Street Grand Ledge 48837 MI
United States

Service

Wednesday

10

Jun

11:00 AM 6/10/2020 11:00:00 AM
Peters & Murray Funeral Home

301 E. Jefferson Street
Grand Ledge, MI 48837

Peters & Murray Funeral Home
301 E. Jefferson Street Grand Ledge 48837 MI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

North Eagle Cemetery Final Resting Place

12300 S. Grange Road.
Eagle, MI 48822

12300 S. Grange Road. Eagle 48822 MI
United States
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