Melvin "Mel" Korthauer


Funeral services for Mel Korthauer are scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, at 1:30 p.m. at the St. Francis Episcopal Church in Tyler.
Visitation will be on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. Francis Episcopal Church.
Mel passed away Saturday afternoon Feb. 22, 2014, in Tyler.
He was born on Dec. 2, 1927, in Burton, to Alvin A. and Selma Wilkening Korthauer.
Mel was in the Elks Club and was very active at St. Francis Espicopal Church where he was involved in the "Mens Group," Usher, Vestry and the "Out to Lunch Bunch." Mel was a counselor at the San Antonio Junior College for many years before moving to Tyler to enjoy retirement and spend time with friends, family and especially grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his loving wife, Patricia Ray Korthauer.
He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Russell (Rusty) and Julie Korthauer, Tyler; and four grandchildren, Alyssa, Ryan, Blake and Clay; two sisters, Shirley Prenzler, of Burton, and Margie Haar, of Houston.
Pallbearers will be Doyle Parker, Glenwood Prenzler, Bob Krahn and his four grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Francis Episcopal Church or the charities of your choice.
Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Feb. 24, 2014
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