Obituary from The Times, Trenton, New Jersey, June 7, 2000
MONROE -- Otto Korban, 80, of the Rossmoor Community of Monroe Township, died Sunday at the Veteran's Hospital in East Orange.
Born in Graz, Austria, he lived in Sayreville before moving to Monroe 15 years ago.
He was an Army veteran of World War II, serving in the European and Pacific theaters with the 10th Mountain Division, 87th Mountain Infantry. He received the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star.
He was commander of Paraplegic Chapter 51 of New Jersey Disabled American Veterans, a charter member of Paralyzed Veterans of America and a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4699 and American Legion 211, Sayreville.
He enjoyed traveling and painting with watercolors.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Elaine Switzer Korban; a son, Richard O. of Kennett Square, Pa.; two granddaughters, Amy Lynn and Laura Elaine Korban; a grandson, Glenn Richard Korban; and a great-grandson.
Memorial service will be 9 a.m. Thursday at Arlington (Va.) National Cemetery.
There will be no calling hours.
Memorial contributions may be made to Eastern Paralyzed Veterans, 75-20 Astoria Blvd., Jackson Heights, N.Y. 11370-1177.
Arrangements are by A.S. Cole Funeral Home, Cranbury.