Verle Alene Korthaus


(Jan. 29, 2006)

Memorial services are scheduled today (Thursday) at 2 p.m. at Davis Funeral Home in Riverton for Verle Alene Korthaus, 77, Riverton, who died Sunday, Jan. 29 at Wind River Health Care in Riverton.

She was born Dec. 16, 1928, to John P. and Mildred (Morell) Anderson in Sturgis, S.D. She graduated from high school in Hill City, S.D., and married Bob Korthaus Dec. 18, 1948, in Rapid City, S.D.

They lived in Wyoming for the last 56 years with Bob’s work for Texaco. They moved to Riverton in 1990 and spent winters in Arizona.

She was a good Christian, and she enjoyed fishing, camping, sitting in the sunshine playing cards, traveling and spending time with family and friends She was a past member of the Moorcroft VFW Auxiliary.

Survivors include her husband of 57 years, Bob Korthaus of Riverton; daughters Nancy Nicholson (Chuck) of Powell and Jacky Kobbe (Rick) of Riverton; son Dennis Korthaus (Cindy) of Gillette; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; a brother, Jack Anderson of Hill City, S.D.; a sister, Karen Henrichsen of Black Hawk, S.D.; an aunt, June Black of Arizona; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Her parents preceded her in death.