Obit — Brandy Rose Korba
Funeral services will take place Oct. 2 for Brandy Rose “Sweetpea” Korba, who died in a rollover auto accident Sept. 20, 2002, at Shiprock, N.M. She was 19.
She was born Oct., 3, 1982, at South Lake Tahoe and had been a resident all her life. She attended Sierra House Elementary School and South Tahoe Middle School and graduated from South Tahoe High School in 2000. She loved to travel and meet people and had spent the past five years as a traveling saleswoman all across the USA. She had great love for everyone and will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
She is survived by her son, Bryce Aaron Korba; mother, Monica Korba; stepfather, Doug Harmon; stepsister, Amanda; and stepbrother, Brian Harmon, all of South Lake Tahoe; father, John Prentice; brother, Johnathan; sister, Samantha “Sam”, all of Sacramento, Calif.; grandmother, Alice Korba of Ridgecrest, Calif.; grandfather, Richard “Dick” Korba Sr. of Victorville, Calif.; uncle and aunt, Rick and Lesley Korba and cousins, Laura Lee, Paul and Ricky; aunt, Liza Marie Korba and cousins, Mark and Steven, all of South Lake Tahoe; aunt and uncle Julia and Howard Conroy and cousins, Howie and Eddie, all of Grove Beach, Calif.; and uncle, Ralph Korba of San Jose, Calif.
Visitation will be from noon to 8 p.m. Oct. 1 at McFarlane Mortuary Chapel. Services will begin at 11 a.m. Oct. 2 at Sierra Community Church, immediately followed by interment at Happy Homestead Cemetery. A candlelight vigil will take place at sunset Oct. 3 at Regan Beach in celebration of her 20th birthday.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in memory of Brandy Rose Korba be made to trust account No. 186276051 established for her 2-year-old son, Bryce Aaron Korba, at Bank of the West, South Lake Tahoe branch, attention Erin.
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