Robert Korobey Fortified with the Holy Sacraments of the Holy Mother on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at the age of 81.
Robert was a devoted husband of 41 years to Catherine Korobey; dear father of Matthew Korobey and his wife Michelle, Ellen Pratt and husband Josh, and the late Timothy Korobey; loving grandfather of Jacob, Julia, Cannon, Emmi, Asher and Isabelle, dear brother of William Korobey and Carol Willett and husband Alan Pressey.
Robert was also preceded in death by his parents Pete and Stella Korobey and his sister in law Shirley Korobey.
Robert retired in 1993 from McDonnell Douglas after working over 30 years as an aerospace engineer. After retirement, Robert started his own business, Forestwood Enterprise. He maintained a lifelong passion for airplanes and flight. Robert was a member of All Saints Catholic Church and served his country in the United States Army. Robert enjoyed a good game of golf, bowling, and making his own wine but his most favorite way to spend his time was with his grandchildren whom he loved so very much.
Contributions in Robert’s memory may be made to DeSmet Jesuit High School to the Timothy Korobey Memorial Scholarship Fund.