10/3/01

Loran E. Corbin

Cottonwood resident and U.S. Navy veteran Loran E. Corbin died Sept. 21.

He was 75 years old.

Mr. Corbin was born Dec. 27, 1925, in South Gate, Calif.

He served during World War II and was employed as a pipe fitter in the construction industry. He also worked as a building inspector.

Survivors include a sister, L. Annette Larsen of Cottonwood; four sons, Michael L. Corbin of California, Kelly L. Corbin of Oregon, Daniel L. Corbin and Shawn L. Corbin of Cottonwood; a daughter, Kathleen Louise Corbin of San Diego; 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

His wife, Trudie Corbin, a brother, B. Arve Corbin and a son, Timothy L. Corbin, preceded Mr. Corbin in death.

Donations in his memory may be made to the Habitat for Humanity or the Verde Valley Sanctuary of Cottonwood.

Marjorie Catherine Lowers

Former Cottonwood resident and homemaker Marjorie Catherine (Frye) Lowers died Sept. 29 in Massachusetts.

She was 83 years old.

Mrs. Lowers divided her time between East Liverpool, Colo., and Cottonwood.

Survivors include her children, Dixie A. and husband Richard Chilcoate of Texas, Janet C. and husband Gilbert Rodgers of Massachusetts, Ellen L. and husband Paul Weissmann of Colorado, Gloria A. and husband Robert Loeffler of Florida and William J. Lowers of Cottonwood.

Two sisters, Gladys Zook and Elsie Williams and one brother, John Frye, preceded her in death.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date. Private burial services are scheduled at United Presbyterian Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St. Framingham, Mass., 01701.

Glen A. Wesselmann

Funeral services are scheduled in Illinois Oct. 4 for Cottonwood resident and teacher Glen A. Wesselmann.

Mr. Wesselmann died Sept. 28 in Flagstaff.

He was born March 24, 1967, in Breese, Ill., to Hank and Marie (Weier) Wesselmann of Germantown, Ill.

A 1985 graduate of Mater Del High School, Mr. Wesselmann received his engineering degree in 1993 from SIU Edwardsville. He received a degree in secondary education from Arizona State University in 2000. He was pursuing his master's degree in education technology from Northern Arizona University.

Mr. Wesselmann was a math and science teacher at New Visions Academy in Cottonwood and developed and directed the Wilderness Sports Program.

He was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church in Germantown.

Survivors include his parents, Hank and Marie Wesselman of Cottonwood; two brothers, Gary and wife Perri Wesselmann of Ohio, and Randy and wife Leah Wesselmann of Illinois; a sister, Renee and husband Glenn Brokering of New Baden; three nieces, Tori Brokering and Katelyn and Savannah Wesselmann; God-children, Amanda Nledzwiechl and Andrew Dumstorff and friends, Sarah Newberry and her son, Jonas of Cottonwood.

Friends may call at the Moss Funeral Home in Germantown, Ill. today from 4 to 9 p.m. and again on Thursday from 8 to 10:45 a.m.

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