John Korthals

95

George, Iowa

July 10, 2021

John Korthals, 95, of George, Iowa, died Saturday, July 10, 2021, at Good Samaritan Society in George.

Memorial service was Thursday, July 15, at Lyon County First Presbyterian Church, rural George, with interment in the church cemetery.

John Gerrit Korthals was born Jan. 28, 1926, near Doon, Iowa, son of Gerrit and Ida (DeWeerd) Korthals. He grew up and attended country school near George. 

On March 3, 1948, he married Mary Ellen Geerdes. They farmed southeast of George after briefly living in Kanaranzi, Minnesota. 

Survivors include his wife; three children, Kerry (John) Pap of Des Moines, Iowa, Rick (Linda) Korthals of George and Robin (Dennis) Wissink of Early, Iowa; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two brothers, Alfred Korthals and Edward Korthals of George; one sister-in-law, Floy Korthals of George, and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two infant siblings, four sisters, four brothers and a great grandson.

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