Wife Of Builder Had Been Church Leader
Mrs. Minnie E. Korzuck, 72, West Side church leader, died yesterday at her home 524 Miller Ave. Wife of Paul Korzuck, Ann Arbor contractor and builder, she had been ill since February.
She was a charter member of the West Side Methodist Church, and a past president of the Ladies Aid. Her membership was believed to be the oldest in the church.
Mrs. Korzuck also was one of the oldest active members of the local branch of the Pythian Sisters, and had been a member of the Order of the Eastern Star since May 26, 1915. In 1946 she was presented the gold key and an honorary life membership in the church.
Born on June 11, 1875, in Passewald, Germany, Mrs. Korzuck came to this country when eight years of age. She was married to Mr. Korzuck on April 5, 1900, in the first wedding ceremony performed in the West Side Methodist Church. They had lived in Ann Arbor since that time.
Leaves Five Children
Surviving besides the husband are two daughters, Mrs. Joseph Hoagbin of Flint and Mrs. Emory Johnson of Big Rapids; three sons, Nell and Donald of Ann Arbor and Cyrenus of Battle Creek; four brothers, Frank Reddeman of Chelsea, William and Henry of Plymouth, and Charles of Detroit; one sister, Mrs. Helene Pullen of Grand Rapids; eleven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Another daughter, Lucille, died in 1931, leaving two children, Robert Beck of Plymouth and Mrs. Margaret La Raue of Ann Arbor, who were reared by their grandparents.
Funeral services will be held at 2’o’clock Monday at the West Side Methodist Church, with Rev. E. C. Stringer officiating. Burial will be in Bethlehem Cemetery. Friends may call at the Muehlig Funeral Chapel until noon Monday, and at the church from 1’o’clock until the time of the services.
IMAGE TEXT: DIES AT 72. Well-known West Side church-woman, Mrs. Minnie E. Korzuck, 72, died yesterday at her home, 524 Miller Ave. Wife of Paul Korzuck, Ann Arbor contractor and builder, she was a charter member of the West Side Methodist Church and was a leader in many religious and fraternal activities.
West Side Methodist Church
Order of the Eastern Star
Ladies Aid Society
Ann Arbor News
Rev. E. C. Stringer
Minnie Reddeman Korzuck
Helene Reddeman Pullen
524 Miller Ave