Requiscat In Pace: Brother Norbert J. (Biz) Korte S.J.
Brother Norbert J. (Biz) Korte, S.J., died Wednesday, May 12, in Regis Infirmary at Sacred Heart Jesuit Center in Los Gatos, California, after a lengthy illness. He was 80 years old. Born in San Francisco, California, on December 23, 1929, Biz entered the Society of Jesus at Sacred Heart Novitiate in Los Gatos on August 14, 1951. He pronounced final vows on August 15, 1961, in Sacred Heart Chapel at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. May he rest in peace!
All members of the California Province and those applied to it are to offer or celebrate one first intention Mass and members of the Jesuit Community at Sacred Heart Jesuit Center and those attached to it but living elsewhere (cf. 2010 Catalogus USA, pgs. 36-39) are to offer or celebrate one additional first intention Mass for the repose of Biz's soul.
Mass of Christian Burial: Thursday, May 20, 10:30 a.m.
St. Mary's Church
219 Bean Ave.
Los Gatos, CA 95030
Committal: following Mass of Christian Burial
Santa Clara Mission Cemetery
490 Lincoln Street
Santa Clara, CA 95050
Notes of condolence may be sent to: George Korte (brother)
3 Monroe Ct.
Orinda, CA 94563
Marla Korte (sister)
5301 Broadway Terr.
Oakland CA 94618
Mary Norbert Korte (sister)
P.O. Box 324
Willits, CA 95490
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