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Walter Korth Jr.

April 7, 1931 — September 18, 2022

Walter Korth Jr. went to be with our Heavenly Father on Sunday September 18, 2022. Funeral services are scheduled for 10:00am Monday September 26, 2022 at Eben-Ezer Lutheran Church, with Pastor Ken Weiss officiating. Burial will be in Prairie Lee Cemetery. The Family will receive friends and relatives Sunday evening from 5-7 p.m. at Memorial Oaks Chapel.

Walter Korth was born April 7, 1931 in Brenham, Texas to Walter Korth Sr. and Cora Stegman Korth. He was Baptized June 14, 1931, and Confirmed September 24, 1944 at Eben-Ezer Lutheran Church in Brenham.

Walter Proudly served in the Army from 1952-1954, he fought in the Korean War and was a Corporal when he discharged.

On October 1, 1955 he married Carolyn Williams the love of his life, in Hobbs New Mexico. The love story Walter and Carolyn shared will be cherished by our family forever, it brings peace to know they are together again.

Walter worked in the Oil field industry for many years before moving back to Brenham and working as a Truck Driver for Sealy Mattress for 20 plus years.

Walter was a wonderful Dad, Grandpa, and Popo. He was so proud of his family and loved them very much. He loved to be outside working in his shop, mowing or checking on his cows, he took a lot of pride working on his family land with his Sons David and James.

Walter was a man of Faith and lived his life as a faithful servant of the Lord. He loved his church and church Family; they were a huge part of his life.

Survivors include sons and daughters-in-law David and Callie Korth and James and Sherry Korth all of Brenham. Sister: Cora Lee Naumann of Brenham, Grandchildren: Jessica and Charles Grimes of Bryan, R.J. and Leigha Rychlik of Austin, and Phillip and Valerie Rychlik of Waco. Great-Grandchildren Emilee Korth and Avery Grimes, Sister-in-law Martha Eeds of Livingston and numerous Nieces and Nephews.

He was Proceeded in Death by his wife Carolyn Korth, parents Walter Korth Sr. and Cora Korth, Sister and Brother-in-law: Ruth and Hubert Adams, Brother: Howard Korth and Brother-in-law JF Naumann.

Serving as pallbearers are, Charles Grimes, RJ Rychlik, Phillip Rychlik, David Thompson, Tom Brown and Henry Jankowiak. Honorary Pallbearers are Michael and Keith Korth. In lieu of Flowers the family is asking for Memorials to be directed to Eben-Ezer Lutheran Church of Berlin.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Sunday, September 25, 2022

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

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Funeral Service

Monday, September 26, 2022

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Eben-Ezer Lutheran Church of Berlin

356 S Berlin Rd, Brenham, TX 77833

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Graveside Service

Monday, September 26, 2022

Starts at 11:30 am (Central time)

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