Simon Peter Korbe, Jr., age 87, passed away on Sunday, July 14, 2019 at Wichita County Health Center in Leoti, Kansas. Simon was born August 2, 1931 in Wallace, Kansas, the son of Simon Peter & Katie (Dechant) Korbe, Sr. A lifetime resident of Wichita County, Kansas, he was a farmer, welder and worked in construction. Simon served as Wichita County Deputy Sherriff in the 50’s and 60’s and always enjoyed riding his mule, Dolly.
Simon attended the Abundant Life Fellowship Church in Leoti, Kansas
On October 19, 1950 he married Ruby Evalee Turner at Las Animas, Colorado. Ruby passed away on June 18, 1999 in Leoti, Kansas.
Simon’s surviving family includes-
Jason Guerra- Leoti, Kansas
Two great grandchildren-
Tason Guerra- Leoti, Kansas
Tatum Guerra- Leoti, Kansas
Numerous nieces and nephews
His parents, a daughter, Kathy Guerra, a grandson, Trenton Guerra and several siblings precede him in death.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 am Saturday, July 27, 2019 at the Abundant Life Fellowship Church with Pastor Dustin Fritzmeier officiating.
Burial will be in Leoti Cemetery in Leoti, Kansas.
Memorials may be given to the Abundant Life Fellowship Church in care of :
Price & Sons Funeral Home
Leoti, Kansas 67861