Dicy Rosetta “Rose” Korves, nee Cahoon, 77, of New Athens, IL, born September 15, 1944, in East St. Louis, IL, passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday April 9, 2022. She was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her parents – Joseph and Evelyn (Onash) Cahoon, her beloved husband – Marvin M. Korves, whom she married on April 13, 1963, in East Carondolet, IL, and who passed away on March 13, 2018, four brothers – Ray, Jerry, Carlisle and Marlin Cahoon and three sisters – Ruth Sumler, Evelyn Marie Carle and Gracie Cahoon.
Rose is survived by her three children – Marvin (Steve Mazner) Korves of Chicago, IL, Helen (Cory) Warner of New Athens, IL and Brian (Stacey) Korves of Barstow, CA, three brothers – Robert Cahoon of New Athens, IL, Clifford (Karen) Cahoon of Murphysboro, IL, Roger (Henny) Cahoon of Frohna, MO, one sister – Sandra Girard of Millstadt, IL four grandchildren – Sahvanna (Hunter) Owen, Patrick (Rhiannon) Korves, Katelynn (Michael) Bindel and Kaycee Warner and by seven great grandchildren – Caiden, Ashton and Thomas Owen, Saphira and Osiris Korves and Everley and Lucy Bindel. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends.
Memorials in Rose’s honor may be made to Family Hospice of IL or to the American Cancer Society.
In keeping with her wishes, no public visitation or services will be held.
A private family celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL is in charge of arrangements.