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Obituary: KORBIS, GEORGE

Published: Monday, Dec. 22 2014 8:21 a.m. MST

George James Korbis (Kogapacis) 1929-2010

George James Korbis was born on June 29, 1929 in Mutual, Utah. He married Nellie Warner on December 2, 1951. He attended West High School and the University of Utah. He served in the U.S. Navy Medical Corp. with the U.S. Marines in Korea. Discharged with full Military Honors. Survived by his wife, Nellie; children: Brenda (Larry) Hansen, Kris (Marcia), Penny (Paul) Rainaldi; his grandchildren: Kali Korbis, Atalea Rainaldi, Anthony Rainaldi; brother John Korbis; sister Molly Balkwill; son-in-law Kevin McLaughlin. Preceded in death by daughter Teresa, parents, James and Mary, and sisters Georgia and Argery. He also recently lost his faithful dog, Zeke. George and Nellie moved to Hagerman, Idaho for their retirement, where they enjoyed the small town and rural life. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. in the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 279 South 300 West, Salt Lake City. A viewing will be held Wednesday 6:00-7:00 p.m. at the Larkin Sunset Gardens Mortuary 1950 E. 10600 So. Followed by a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. Another viewing will be held Thursday one hour prior to the funeral at the church. Interment Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Online condolences: www.larkincares.com