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Sandra "Sandy" Korsa

May 10, 1945 — August 28, 2017

Sandra "Sandy" Korsa

Sandra “Sandy” Korsa, 72, of Garner died Monday, August 28, 2017 at the Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City.

Funeral services will be held 10:30 A.M., Saturday, September 2nd at the United Methodist Church in Garner with Rev. Paul Evans officiating. Burial will be in Concord Township Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 P.M., Friday at the United Methodist Church in Garner and will resume one hour prior to services at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Hospice of North Iowa.

Sandra May Korsa, the daughter of Ethan and Ella (Smith) Curley, was born May 10, 1945 in Thompson, Iowa. She graduated from Thompson High School in 1962. On September 11, 1964, she was married to Bernard Korsa in Thompson. They farmed south of Crystal Lake until 1970 and south of Garner until 1973. In 1983, they moved into Garner. Besides raising her family, Sandy also operated a day care in her home and worked at Casey’s General Store in Garner making donuts. Her greatest joy was spending time with her grandchildren. She enjoyed baking, working on puzzles, playing cards, sewing and going to casinos.

She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Garner.

Sandy is survived by her husband, Bernard, of Garner; five children, Kimberly (Doug) Olhava of Garner, Kevin (Heidi) Korsa of Kalispell, MT, Laurie (Joel) Hall of Garner, Robin (Doug) Hamrick of Garner and Amber (Tom) Clevenger of Garner; eighteen grandchildren, Joshua (Suzanne) Olhava and their two children, Anna and Evelyn, Natasha Olhava, Colby Olhava, Kyle (Jamie) Korsa and their daughter, Aubree, Steven (Elizabeth) Korsa and their daughter, Ruby, Paige Korsa, Jake (Gabriella) Hall and their daughter, Eleigha, Samantha Hall, Tricia Hall, Sage Hall, Jordan Prehn, Autumn Prehn, Addison Hamrick, Alysha Clevenger, Deserae Clevenger, Carter Clevenger and Ty Clevenger; two sisters, Rosella Wubben of Thompson and Gwen (David) Farrell of Olathe, KS; two brothers, Harold “Gene” (JoAnn) Curley of Garner and Bob Curley of Waconia, MN; a brother-in-law, John Paulson of Valley City, ND; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a granddaughter, Elizabeth Olhava; a sister, Janet Paulson; five step-brothers; and a brother-in-law, Sid Wubben.
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Visitation

Friday, September 1, 2017

4:00 - 7:00pm (Central time)

Garner United Methodist Church

885 Maben Ave., Garner, IA 50438

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Saturday, September 2, 2017

Starts at 10:30am (Central time)

Garner United Methodist Church

885 Maben Ave., Garner, IA 50438

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