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Marianne Korf

Marianne Korf, 82 of Bristol died Sunday August 5, 2012 at Sun Dial Manor in Bristol. A memorial service will be 2:30 P.M. Saturday August 11, 2012 at the United Methodist Church in Bristol, Rev. John Hisel will officiate. Inurnment will be in the Bristol Cemetery. Marianne Luise Rinne was born on Tuesday April 22, 1930 to Friedrich and Anna (Bohle) Rinne at Boesingfeld, Germany. She was baptized into the Protestant faith at Evangelical Reformed Church in Boesingfeld. She attended school in Germany. On January 10, 1952 Marianne was united in marriage to Willie Korf at Boesingfeld. On May 5, 1952 Marianne and Willie immigrated to the United States. The couple made their home in Bristol, South Dakota. Willie worked for Hansmeier Sons while Marianne Stayed home to raise their two sons Gerald and Arnold. She also was an Avon saleswoman in her spare time. Marianne was an active member of United Methodist Church in Bristol where she was a communion steward and treasurer for 20 years. She was also a member of the Jolly Dozen Club, Dinner Club, and Sun Dial Auxiliary. She enjoyed gardening and was famously known in the area for her German cooking and baking. Marianne passed away Sunday August 5, 2012 at Bristol, South Dakota at the age of 82 years, three months, and 14 days. She is survived by two sons Gerald (Jeanette) Korf and Arnold Korf all of Omaha, NE, one sister Lieselotte Fischer of Boesingfeld, Germany, two brothers Gerhard Rinne and Friedel Rinne both of Assmissen, Germany, three grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.

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Marianne was such a terrific lady. She always thought of others before herself. We enjoyed knowing her and we will never forget her beautiful smile. Our sympathy goes out to your family. Love, Kay and Jim Fischer

Kay and Jim Fischer Aug 10 2012 12:00 AM

Jerald and Arnold and family: We send our condolences on the your mom's passing. Our parents had a long friendship and we have many memories of get togethers for birthdays and at the lake. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Sincerely, Jeff and Mary Skaare

Jeff and Mary Skaare Aug 7 2012 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Korf family and all of Willie and Marianne's friends. Knowing the two have been reunited can provide some comfort in a time of such sadness. RIP Marianne, you will be missed by many.

Cort & Annie Barton Aug 6 2012 12:00 AM