Adam S. Korte

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Adam S. Korte, age 24 of Springfield, IL, died Thursday, November 19, 2015, at Deceased’s Residence in Springfield, IL.

He was born on Wednesday, January 30, 1991, in Maryville, IL, the son of Craig S. and Sherry G. (nee Starkweather) Korte.

Adam was born @ Maryville, IL; he grew up in New Douglas, IL; he attended Highland High School with the class of 2009. He worked construction, primarily as a carpenter. He enjoyed landscaping, working on cars and working with his hands. He lived in New Douglas; St. Louis; Springfied, IL, for the last year. He played little league baseball as a youth. He enjoyed hanging out with family; watching movies and listening to music.. He “had tons of friends”.

Survivors include:
Father – Craig S. (Mary P. nee Kruse) Korte, Saint Louis, MO
Mother – Sherry G. (Michael) Lappe nee Starkweather, New Douglas, IL
Paternal Grandparents – Thomas J. and Phyllis J. (nee Blumer) Korte, Highland, IL
Maternal Step Grandparents – Dale A. & Mary C. (nee Ziesset) Lappe, Sr., Breese, IL
Significant Other – Marissa S. Orr, Springfield, IL
Brother – Andy (significant other-Toni Brinker) Korte, Eureka, MO
Sister – Bria N. (Cory) Alexander, Highland, IL
Brother – Tyler T. (Keri) Korte, O Fallon, IL
Step Brother – Austin T. Orozco, Saint Louis, MO
Nephew – Christian C. Alexander, Highland, IL
Nephew – Kylie P. Heldenbrand, Highland, IL
Nephew – Collin M. Heldenbrand, Highland, IL
Nephew – Ethan J. Heldenbrand, Highland, IL
Nephew – Jack R. Korte, Eureka, MO
Nephew – Oliver A. Korte, Eureka, MO
Nephew – Parker T. Korte, O Fallon, IL
Beloved: Nephew, Uncle, Cousin and Friend to Many.

He was preceded in death by:
Maternal Grandparents – William J. and Margerete L. nee Claxton Starkweather.

Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Sunday, November 22, 2015, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.

Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 AM on Monday, November 23, 2015, at Saint Paul Catholic Church in Highland, IL., with Rev. Father Pat G. Jakel officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Adam Korte Fund @ Highland Area Community Foundation.

Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home
1501 Ninth at Lemon Street
Highland, IL 62249
618-654-2133

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