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Florissant in St. Louis County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Frank B. Korte / Josephine "Jo" Korte

8 Sept. 1916 - 05 Nov. 2002 / 23 Jan. 1920 - 12 April 2015

 
 
Frank B. Korte / Josephine "Jo" Korte Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, February 9, 2020
1. Frank B. Korte / Josephine "Jo" Korte Marker
Inscription.  Frank and Jo married in 1943 and opened Korte Hardware, 610 St. Francois, in 1946. Devoted to family and faith they put a priority on community service with leadership roles in Fire Department, Hospital, Chamber, Valley of Flowers, Historical Preservation, St. Ferdinand Shrine, Knights, Rotary, Marygrove and others receiving prestigious recognition. Married over 50 years raising 11 children, their successful hard work and commitment is an example of dedication to inspire future generations of Florissant Families.
 
Erected 2015 by City of Florissant.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 38° 47.596′ N, 90° 19.601′ W. Marker is in Florissant, Missouri, in St. Louis County. Marker is on Saint Francois Street just east of Jefferson Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 610 St Francois St, Florissant MO 63031, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Henry F. Koch (a few steps from this marker); John A. Ortwig
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(a few steps from this marker); Thomas Jefferson (within shouting distance of this marker); Sidney R. Garrett (within shouting distance of this marker); Arthur Bangert (within shouting distance of this marker); Grace A. Zykan (within shouting distance of this marker); Donald R. Zykan, Sr. (within shouting distance of this marker); John M. & Pearl Dooley (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Florissant.
 
More about this marker. Marker was the 22nd plaque as part of the City of Florissant's "Walk Through History" series.
 
Frank B. Korte / Josephine "Jo" Korte Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, February 9, 2020
2. Frank B. Korte / Josephine "Jo" Korte Marker
near Florissant Glass Co.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 5, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 166 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 5, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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