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Peter Korzendorfer

Peter Korzendorfer

Sept. 14, 1963-March 8, 2014

Peter J. Korzendorfer, 50, of Frazee, died Saturday, March 8, 2014, at the Frazee Care Center.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday, March 14 at Furey Funeral Home in Frazee, with Father Xavier Ilango officiating. Friends may call for one hour prior to services.

Interment will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery.

Peter James Korzendorfer was born to Vernon and Joan (Schowe) Korzendorfer on September 14, 1963 in Wadena. He moved with his family to Detroit Lakes, where he started his education. The family later moved to Frazee, where Peter graduated from Frazee High School in 1980. He then worked for Sander's Deep Rock, did road construction and worked at Perkins in Detroit Lakes.

Peter was united in marriage to Dee Ann Dunblazier in 1988 in Wadena. They made their home in rural Wadena and Peter worked for Carter's, Stuntebeck Ford, the Wadena Housing Authority, City Drey and Midcentral Ice Co.

Peter was united in marriage to Sherry Hickey, July 7, 2006 in Wadena. That same year, they moved to Frazee and Peter worked for Hedahl's in Detroit Lakes.

In 1990, Peter was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and his declining health forced him to stop working in 2010. He had been a resident of the Frazee Care Center since January 15, 2012.

Peter enjoyed deer hunting, tinkering and wood working. Survivors include his wife Sherry, of Frazee; three sons, Jerimmey (Jessica) Korzendorfer of Oak Harbor, Wash., Kenneth (Renee) Korzendorfer of Fargo and Derek (Ashley) Korzendorfer of Wadena; five grandchildren; his mother, Joan Korzendorfer of Frazee; two sisters, Karen (Doug) Conn of Albert Lea, Minn., and Kathy (Dan) Bishop of Georgia; and a brother, John (Mary) Korzendorfer of Duluth.

Preceding him in death were his father and a brother, Paul.

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Memorials to the MS Society are preferred