November 18, 1924 - June 17, 2019
Graveside services for Mrs. Alicia Korff, 94, of Houston, will be held at 11:00 a.m. June 18, 2019 at Duncan Cemetery with Rev. Frank Lane officiating. Interment will follow under the direction of Crawford-A. Crim Funeral Home. Mrs. Korff passed away June 17, 2019. Helen Alicia Cheesman Korff was born November 18, 1924 in Houston, Texas; the daughter of William Cheesman and Helen Mitchell Cheesman. She married Conrad Korff, December 20, 1947. Alicia was involved in many interests and was always ready to try something new. In high school she was a champion diver and later often performed her swan and jack-knife dives for her children as well as teaching her children and grandchildren to swim. She enjoyed playing bridge and became a Masters level player. Her business school training led to many positions as a statistical typist. She loved time with her family, reading, sewing, cooking, pie making, canning her husband’s fresh vegetables, playing golf and other sports as well as watching sports. She was an artist and designed beautiful quilts, quilt pillows and potholders. Alicia loved babies and enjoyed singing sweet songs to her children and grandchildren as she rocked them. Alicia was a beloved daughter, sister, wife, mother, aunt and friend. Alicia was preceded in death by her parents William and Helen Cheesman, husband Conrad Korff and her sisters Early May and Janet. Janet was raised by Alicia and Conrad Korff following her mother’s death. She was survived by: her son, Howard Korff and wife, Nora; daughters, Helen Fiengo and husband Charles, Margie Korff, Patti Jenkins and husband Bruce, and Claudia Korff and Don Vaughn; grandchildren, Jeff Fiengo, Jane Fiengo, Conrad Korff, Michael Korff, David Korff, Daniel Korff, Travis Jenkins, Natalie Pfeiffer, and Alicia Ebbeler. She was also survived by her many great grandchildren, beloved nieces and nephews, many cousins, her husband’s sister Faye Woodworth and brother Hal Korff, as well as many friends. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.crawfordacrim.com.
Graveside services for Mrs. Alicia Korff, 94, of Houston, will be held at 11:00 a.m. June 18, 2019 at Duncan Cemetery with Rev. Frank Lane officiating. Interment will follow under the direction of Crawford-A. Crim Funeral Home. Mrs. Korff passed... View Obituary & Service Information
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