Korlin “Corky” I. Wunderlin

December 19, 1950 - November 13, 2023


Obituary For Korlin “Corky” I. Wunderlin

Madison- Korlin “Corky” I. Wunderlin, age 72, passed away on Monday, November 13, 2023, at Agrace HospiceCare in Fitchburg, WI. He was born on December 19, 1950, to Francis and Cecelia (Berka) Wunderlin in Lancaster, WI. He married Jane Williams on August 16, 1975, at Olbrich Botanical Gardens and then joined Corky in a Catholic marriage at Immaculate Heart of Mary in 1979.

Corky was an avid Wisconsin Badgers fan and season ticket holder to Badger football, hockey, and basketball. He loved going to all his children’s and grandchildren’s sporting events. In Corky’s free time you would find him fishing, hunting, playing euchre, cribbage, going to stock car races and family camping trips in Phillips, WI. He was a big BS-er. Corky would set his alarm clock to get up in time to watch Pink Panther and Andy Griffith.

Corky is survived by his wife; Michelle (Bill) Degenhardt, Kim (Eddie Day) Wunderlin, Cory Wunderlin, Chris (Echo Wickline) Wunderlin, Kayla (Rigo) Ramon; 16 grandchildren; 1 greatgrandchild; 2 sisters-in-law’s; 9 siblings and many nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.

Corky is preceded in death by his parents, brother-in-law, Nick Bierman and mother-in-law, Virginia Williams.

Service details to follow.

Family would like to thank St. Mary's hospital staff in 2E ICU and 7SW, including Dr. Doug Hobson and Dr. Stuart Turner, along with Agrace inpatient staff for their care of Corky.

To view and sign this guestbook, please visit:

Ryan Funeral Home & Cremation Services

2418 N Sherman Ave


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  • November 19, 2023

    I met Corky and enjoyed his humor and friendship through many years of delivering soft drinks at stores he had worked at on Madison's east side. Am sorry for his passing.

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