Sara Corbin

Sara Corbin passed away peacefully at her home in Decorah surrounded by loving family.

Sara was born to Geneva Lavon and Harold Meyer in Marshall, Minn. She grew up in LeMars, and graduated from high school in Sioux City. Sara received her

teaching degree from Morningside College.

Sara Meyer was married to Paul Corbin July 13, 1963. Sara taught elementary school in Omaha, Albuquerque and Mechanicsville/Stanwood.

An enthusiastic educator, Sara integrated singing and humor into her classroom.

An active member of the Mt. Vernon League of Women Voters, Sara exercised her beliefs in democracy.

Sara welcomed immigrants to the country by volunteering to teach English as a Second Language.

During summers Sara could be found reading, gardening, cooking and traveling in the red van to art fairs with Paul. She delighted in her two grandchildren, moving to Decorah in 2009 to be closer to family.

Sara is survived by her husband Paul Corbin, her daughter Carolyn Corbin (Richard Merritt) of Decorah, two grandchildren, siblings Bruce Meyer, Joe Meyer and Joan Meyer, and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded by her beloved son, Joe Corbin, and her sisters Carolyn Cochrane and Nola Gant.

Friends are invited to celebrate Sara’s life by joining loved ones and lifting a glass to salute the sunset and then continue this as a ritual with friends and family.

A memorial website can be found at family will hold a private celebration of life.