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Glenn Korman, 61, of Akeley, formerly of Minneota, died Thursday, March 20, 2014, at St. Joseph's Area Health Services in Park Rapids after a courageous battle with cancer.

Glenn Duane Korman was born Oct. 12, 1952, to Ardell and Maxine (Stone) Korman in Marshall and grew up on a farm north of Minneota. He was baptized and confirmed at Hope Lutheran Church in Minneota.

He attended Clarkfield Public Schools graduating in 1970. After high school, Glenn moved out to Pierre, S.D., and worked at a ranch. He then moved back to the Minneota area where he worked for several years as a truck driver.

On April 23, 1977, Glenn was united in marriage to Joan Sumerfelt at Hope Lutheran Church in Minneota. They made their home in the Minneota area for several years, moved to Texas for a short time, then moved back to Minnesota and made their home in the Park Rapids area.

In 1985, Glenn started working for the State of Minnesota as a driver's license examiner and later transferred to the State Board of Animal Health as a law compliance officer. Glenn was also involved with the Park Rapids Sheriff's Mounted Posse.

Glenn enjoyed rodeos, horses, hunting, singing, and spending time with his friends and family.

He is survived by his wife Joan Korman of Park Rapids; daughter, Shannon (John) Helgeson of Westbrook; three grandchildren, Sawyer, Ani, and David; two brothers, John Korman of Minneota, and Don (Cathy) Korman of Ghent; and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

His parents and two brothers preceded him in death.

Funeral service: 11 a.m. Monday, March 24 at Hope Lutheran Church in Minneota.

Visitation: 4 to 8 p.m. with a prayer service at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 23 at Rehkamp-Horvath Funeral Home in Minneota and also one hour prior to the service on Monday at the church.

Burial: Hope Lutheran Cemetery.

Blessed be his memory.

Arrangements were entrusted to Rehkamp & Horvath Funeral Directors, Minneota. Online condolences may be left at