Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Maxton Adam Korbas

“Dearest baby, please know that our greatest blessing was you.”  Heaven’s gain was our loss when our miracle baby was called by our Lord. Maxton came into this world and was taken too soon.

Maxton Adam Korbas, infant son of Kurt and Rashelle Korbas, went to safely rest in the arms of Jesus on Friday, December 14, 2018.

Maxton is survived by his loving parents: Kurt Adam and Rashelle Lynn (Kays) Korbas of Burbank; maternal grandparents: Joan and Wayne Kays of Doylestown; paternal grandparents: Mark and Holly Korbas of Shelby; maternal great grandparents: Dolores Rohr of Doylestown and Garnett and Lavone Kays of Marshallville; paternal great grandfather: Rudy Korbas of Shelby; aunts and uncles: Kyle Kays, Emily Kays, Kevin and Bri Korbas, and Kraig and Abbey Korbas; 4 cousins: Millie, Kendall, Eli, and Noah; and several great aunts and uncles and other relatives. Maxton was preceded in death by his maternal great grandfather: Clarence Rohr and paternal great grandparents: Marilyn Korbas and W.L. and Wilma Cornell.


The family would like to thank the nurses at the Labor and Delivery Department at Akron City Hospital for their outstanding care of Maxton, Rashelle, Kurt, and their entire family.

Family and friends are welcome to attend a Funeral Mass on Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 10 am at St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 527 Beall Avenue, Wooster.  Fr. Chris Mileski and Fr. Rich Samide will concelebrate, and burial will follow in the parish cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, a contribution may be made to the family for expenses accrued during this tragedy.

Care for Maxton and his family is being provided by Jake, Bob and Catherine at the Penwell Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby. To share a memory or express a condolence, please visit:

Memories & Condolence

  1. Louann Steiner says:

    Kurt and Rashelle,
    My heart breaks for your loss. Wish we had those magic words that would make everything all right with the world again. But there are none. Take comfort in each other and your wonderful families. Will keep you in my thoughts and prayers in the days to come.
    Louann Steiner

  2. Ann Imhoff says:

    So very sorry for your loss. But God will take care of the sweet little boy and you.
    Bless you and family

  3. Theresa and Jeff Williams says:

    You are in our thoughts and prayers. We think the world of both of you. May His love be your light today and always.
    Blessings to all!

  4. Zeke and Linda Howard says:

    Our deepest sympathy to the Korbas family….may our Heavenly Father give you peace and comfort.

  5. Diana and Jon Gasser says:

    Thinking of all of you during this difficult time. May God give you peace and comfort.

  6. Sheryl Roberts says:

    Asking God to keep his arms around all of you to give you comfort and strength my heart, thoughts and prayers are with all of you. God received another special angel another star shining bright Take Care

  7. Janet Carter says:

    My heart goes out to both of you and your families. Only GOD can give you the peace you so much deserve. You are in my prayers.

  8. Cheryl and Bob Cappello says:

    We are so saddened by the passing of your Grandson. Your hearts must be so heavy. Please know we are sending our strength, prayers and hugs. Heaven gained another Angel. God Bless you all.

  9. Elizabeth Rohr-Broome says:

    May God’s love give you comfort. My heart breaks for you both. Please know You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. We cannot see the future nor the trials we must face; but in all things God’s promised us…..sufficiency of grace. This alone should give us hope whatever be our plans in knowing that our future lies in God’s sweet, loving hands. May God’s Blessings be with you all and may you find some comfort knowing your precious Maxton is in the hands of our Lord!

  10. Stephanie Mullins says:

    Rashelle, I am deeply saddened for your & Kurt’s loss. You both are in my thoughts and prayers.

  11. Ray and Barb Kilgore says:

    To the Korbas family,
    We are sending our deepest condolences to you and please know you will be in our thoughts during this very difficult time.

  12. Mellissa and Roger Harmon says:

    From the deepest part of my soul, I am profoundly saddened by this, I wish and pray for God’s mercy and comfort to surround you all during these horrific days ahead. A million hugs and continued prayers. I am so truly truly sorry for your loss

  13. Nathaniel and Veronica Pavkov says:

    Rashelle, Kurt, and Family-

    Our mere words cannot describe the hurt and devastation we feel for you.
    You are constantly in our thoughts and prayers.

    “And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.”
    ‭‭Philippians‬ ‭4:7‬ ‭

    With All Our Love.

  14. Leonard & Rosemary Reidel says:

    You are all in our thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time.

  15. Linda Walton says:

    Oh No! I am so sorry! You both would have made great parents! You were so blessed to be in charge of that baby even for such a short time! God give special children to special people. God hears your cries and feels your pain. That baby will be forever be yours, and the memories will be tucked in your heart. Little Max will be waiting for you in Heaven when your time comes. It is tragic to loose loved ones especially a child. No words can begin to take away the pain or help to understand. Hold each other close. Draw strength from each other. Share your pain and as you do you will become stronger. My heart hurts for you. You will be in my thoughts and my prayers. Love you guys! Hugs! Linda

  16. Carol clevenger says:

    Thinking of you and your family today – carol, RN

  17. Beth Terman says:

    My heart is breaking for Kurt, Rachelle and family for the loss of your dear child. Your precious little boy is safe and protected in heaven. Hoping that you can find comfort in your family. You are in our prayers.

  18. Chuck & Carolyn Thornton says:

    Sending prayers to you and your family..God Bless You!

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