Darlene Korbacher

Darlene Korbacher age 88 of Laurel, Nebraska died on Tuesday, May 3, 2022 at the Countryview Care and Rehab Center in Wayne, NE.

Graveside services will be on Friday, May 6, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. at the Laurel Cemetery in Laurel, Nebraska with the Rev. Matthew Quanbeck officiating.  There will be no visitation planned prior to services.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Wintz Funeral Home in Laurel.

Pallbearers will be Lathan Detlefsen, Jerry Johnson, Jerry Kastrup, Scott Urwiler, and James Johnson.

Darlene Korbacher was born on November 26, 1933 to Henry and Minnie (Hirchert) Korbacher in Laurel, Nebraska. She was baptized in the Lutheran faith and confirmed at St. John’s Lutheran Church.  Darlene attended Laurel Public Schools and graduated in 1951.  She graduated from Boyles Business College in Omaha in 1952.  She moved back to Laurel where she worked for E.A. Waite Law Firm.  Darlene moved back to Omaha and worked for several attorneys in their law offices. Darlene worked for a Savings and Loan Company, Dry Goods Wholesale, and a packing company. She then worked for 12 years for the Nebraska Baptist State Convention, of which for 10 of those years she also worked for Dr. Allan R. Knight.  Darlene finished her working career at Continental General Insurance Company.  Darlene retired in 1998 and moved back to Laurel.  She moved to Wayne to live at the Countryside Care and Rehab Center in May of 2013.

Darlene has no family surviving her.  She was preceded in death by her parents Henry and Minnie Korbacher; a sister Geraldelene Korbacher on 11/2/2020.



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1 response to "Darlene Korbacher"

  1. By: Elaine Saul Posted: May 5, 2022

    I just found out the funeral is tomorrow. I was wishing I could go but I can’t get out of my commitment. I love Darlene with all my heart and will miss her forever. We always used to play bingo when I used come up to the nursing home a lot. I loved her grin.

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