Malec & Sons Funeral Home

6000 North Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL


Frederick W. Korbus

May 14, 1922December 21, 2019

Korbus, Fred William, age 97, of Germantown, WI, formerly of Chicago, IL. Preceded in death by his wife Marilyn Ruth. Survived by his children Janet (Richard) Gnat, Robert and Wayne (D’Lane). Cherished grandpa of Sandy (Chad), Terry (Adam), Dustin, Megan, Lauren, and 4 great-grandchildren. World War II Navy fighter pilot recalled during Korean War, LCDR U.S. Naval Reserves, civil engineer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Member Naval Air Station Glenview flying club. Loved the outdoors; avid pilot, skier, swimmer, hiker, traveler. A celebration of his life will take place on Saturday, January 4 at Malec & Sons Funeral Home, 6000 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago from 9:00 am until time of service at 11:00 am. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Disabled American Veterans (DAV) appreciated.


  • Memorial Visitation Saturday, January 4, 2020

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