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KORTE, Olive E. (Erwel)
KORTE - Olive E. (nee Erwel) Formerly of the City of Tonawanda and North Olmsted, OH, was taken into the arms of the Lord on January 25, 2017, at the age of 88 years. Olive had lived at Avon Oakes, a caring community in Avon, OH for the remainder of her life. Mother of Sally (Kevin) Peterson of North Olmsted, OH and the late Roger L. Korte; mother-in-law of Susan (late Roger) Korte; nana of Casey (Jennifer) Korte and great-grandmother of Avery Korte; former wife of the late Robert L. Korte; daughter of the late Carl J. and Ellen Erwel; sister of Barbara (late "Zeke") Zeisz; sister-in-law of Jane (late Fred) Korte; predeceased by three sisters and three brothers; also many cherished nieces, nephews and friends. Olive was a 1946 graduate of Tonawanda High School and a long time member of Immanuel Lutheran Church. She had been employed by the former Jenss Twin-Ton Department Store for many years and enjoyed golfing, quilting and sewing. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date to be announced. Memorial contributions may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church Sunday School Fund, 107 Scott St., Tonawanda, NY 14150. Arrangements by JOHN O. ROTH FUNERAL HOME, INC., Tonawanda, NY.