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Joseph "Korky" Alan Koors

May 17, 1954 ~ January 10, 2018 (age 63)

Joseph Alan “Korky” Koors of Winona Lake, Indiana passed away at 3:23 p.m. when Jesus took him home on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at I.U. Health University Hospital in Indianapolis at the age of 63.   

He was born on May 17, 1954 in Warsaw, Indiana to Joseph A. Koors and Arleen D. (Dahl) Koors.  On July 17, 1976 he was married to Krista (Widaman) Koors, who survives.

Korky was a lifetime resident of Kosciusko County, Indiana where he was a 1972 graduate of Warsaw High School.  He also attended Holy Cross College in South Bend, Indiana.  He owned and was a mechanic of Koors Amoco and later Koors Automotive in Warsaw.  Over the years he enjoyed snowmobiling, snow skiing, and water skiing.  But more recently he loved riding the Harley, working in his barn and being with his family.  He attended Warsaw Evangelical Presbyterian Church and will be dearly missed by his friends, family and church family.

He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 41 years, Krista Koors (Winona Lake, Indiana); two sons:  John Joseph “JJ” (wife Dana) Koors (Warsaw, Indiana); and Jared Alan Koors (Warsaw, Indiana).  Also surviving are two grandchildren:  Gaige A. and Lucas A. Koors; and half-sister:  Judy (husband David) Kable (Decatur, Indiana).  He was preceded in death by his parents.           

Visitation will be held on Sunday, January 14, 2018 from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. at Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home, 225 Argonne Road, Warsaw, Indiana.

His funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, January 15, 2018 at Warsaw Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 210 S. High Street, Warsaw, Indiana and officiated by Dr. Erik Ohman.  He will be buried at a later date at Oakwood Cemetery of Warsaw.

Memorial donations may be directed to Warsaw Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 210 S. High Street, Warsaw, Indiana  46580; Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas  66675; or to Fellowship Missions, 1520 E. Winona Avenue, Warsaw, Indiana  46580…and would be appreciated by the family.

 Service Information

January 14, 2018

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home
225 Argonne Road
Warsaw, IN 46580

Funeral Service
January 15, 2018

11:00 AM
Warsaw Evangelical Presbyterian Church
210 S. High Street
Warsaw, IN 46580

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