Sylvan Martin Korth, 88, died Wednesday, June 30, 1993, at
the home of his daughter in Thomas, Idaho.
will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 6, 1993, at the
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1500 Smith Ave., Ext., Nampa. Burial
will follow in the Hillcrest Memorial
Gardens, Caldwell. Services
are under the direction of Alsip Funeral Chapel,
was born February 5, 1905, in Bedford, Wyoming,
the son of Fredrick Gotlieb and Rose Simmons Korth. He
attended and graduated from
Bear River High School. While in high school, he
lettered in basketball and softball.
He also attended Weber
and Utah State universities.
He was married to
Charlotte May Yancey on March 13, 1936, in the
LDS Temple. She
preceded him in
death in September 1965.
was a member of the LDS Church
where he had served in various callings including a
full-time mission to the Eastern States Mission, seven stake
missions and had served 20 years as a Temple project leader and
teacher. It was
while he was on his mission he met his wife to be.
He lived in East Garland,
Utah, until 1955, at which time he moved to
ID, where he lived until coming to
stay with his daughter in 1989.
He worked as a
farmer all of his life. He
loved to fish and hunt and spent much time helping others in
need. He will be
remembered for his great sense of humor.
is survived by two sons, Grant Martin Korth of Nampa, ID,
and Bruce Y. Korth of South Jordan, Utah; a daughter, Mary
Rose Parson of Thomas, ID; six sisters, Ethel (Mrs. Elwood)
Bingham of Emmett, ID, Bes4aie (Mrs. Lester) Davis of
Cheyenne, WY, Mabel (Mrs. Mark) Dayley of Burley. ID. Clara
(Mrs. Clifford Adamson) of Nampa, ID, Leone (Mrs. Jay) Clark
of Hope, ID, and Phyllis (Mrs. Mat) Warr of Burley, ID; a
sister-in-law, Elva Korth of Tremonton, UT; 11
grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Besides his wife, he was preceded in death by two sisters,
Alice Korth and Dora (Mrs. Ed) Isaacson; two brothers,
Clarence Korth and Elvan Korth.
Friends may call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel today and
Monday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Tuesday from 8 a.m. to
noon. The family will greet friends at the church Tuesday
from 1 to 1:45 p.m. prior to the services.