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Donald Edward Korp

January 1, 1937 - January 1, 2019

Donald Edward Korp, longtime resident of Chicago, and more recently of Fox Lake, Wisconsin and Glenview, Illinois, died peacefully on January l, 2019, his birthday, after a courageous 7 year battle with cancer. Loving father of Don (Aundrea) Korp, Michael (Petia) Korp, Anne Korp, Jennifer Korp. Dear grandfather of 7. F…read more

Donald Edward Korp, longtime resident of Chicago, and more recently of Fox Lake, Wisconsin and Glenview, Illinois, died peacefully on January l, 2019, his birthday, after a courageous 7 year battle with cancer. Loving father of Don (Aundrea) Korp, Michael (Petia) Korp, Anne Korp, Jennifer Korp. Dear grandfather of 7. Former spouse of Marianne Glidewell and “Grandee” Sandra Sutton. He is preceded in death by his beloved mother Mildred Staple, adored grandmother “Nana” Anna Hayes, cherished sister Joan Korp (Gerald) Weinstein. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served in Japan. Don enjoyed the outdoors, especially being in the sun, avid runner, baseball, stock picker, hot tamales from the Greasy Spoon, movies, yardwork, silly humor, travel and lifting a glass with dear friends. He was an outstanding executive with a reputation for treating his salesmen and customers with loyalty and compassion. His family is very grateful for the support and care of his doctor, Terence P. Sullivan, and for the loving kindness of his caregivers. He will be sorely missed by his cherished cousins at the lake and dear friends. Visitation will be held Saturday, January 12th, Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home, 1104 Waukegan Road, Glenview, 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Procession to Memorial Park Cemetery, 9900 Gross Point Rd, Skokie, IL 60076, for a brief memorial service at 1:30PM and a fellowship gathering of family, friends, and colleagues following. Info 847-901-4012 or visit www.smithcorcoran.com.

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Visitation Information

Date: Saturday, January 12, 2019

Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Smith-Corcoran Glenview Funeral Home

1104 Waukegan Rd
Glenview, IL 60025

Service Information

Date: Saturday, January 12, 2019

Time: 1:30 pm

Memorial Park

9900 Gross Point Road
Skokie, IL 60076

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