Trevor Alfred Korbe


Trevor Alfred Korbe, 17, died on Sunday, June 5, 2022 in Wichita County.  He was born on July 11, 2004 in Garden City the son of Travis & Amber (Badger) Korbe.
Trevor attended early school at Sharon Springs where he was involved with football, track and power lifting.  For the past two years he has attended Holcomb High School and continued power lifting and became part of the Holcomb SADD program.  He enjoyed gaming and making people smile.
He is survived by his Father- Travis Korbe of Wallace, Mother- Amber Badger of Holcomb, Grandmothers- Paula Korbe of Sharon Springs and Donna Badger of Holcomb, Great-Grandmother- Berna Scott of Sharon Springs, 5 Brothers- David Korbe, Ethan Korbe, Tyler Korbe Travis Korbe all of Wallace and Spencer Jacobs of Laramie, Wyoming and 2 Sisters- Emilee Korbe of Wallace and Shayla Clark of Deerfield.
Funeral Service were held on 2:00 PM MDT Monday, June 13, 2022 at the United Methodist Church in Sharon Springs with Rev Gaylen Crippen officiating.  Burial was in the Fort Wallace Cemetery in Wallace, Kansas.  Memorials are suggested to Holcomb SADD in care of Garnand Funeral Home.  Condolences may be posted at



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