Alta Corbin, 90, died Friday, Dec. 30, 2011 at Medicine Lodge Memorial Hospital. She was born May 25, 1921 in Iuka, the daughter of W.E. “Bill” and Verna Boughner Keller. A longtime resident of Medicine Lodge, she painted and wallpapered many houses in the Isabel and Medicine Lodge areas, and had worked as an aide at Medicine Lodge Memorial Hospital for 22 years.


Alta Corbin, 90, died Friday, Dec. 30, 2011 at Medicine Lodge Memorial Hospital. She was born May 25, 1921 in Iuka, the daughter of W.E. “Bill” and Verna Boughner Keller. A longtime resident of Medicine Lodge, she painted and wallpapered many houses in the Isabel and Medicine Lodge areas, and had worked as an aide at Medicine Lodge Memorial Hospital for 22 years.

She was a member of First Christian Church, Medicine Lodge, American Legion Auxiliary and Rebekah Lodge, both at Isabel.

On May 25, 1941 she married Kenneth L. Corbin at Medicine Lodge. He died Feb. 17, 1977.

She is survived by a son Jerry (Iola) Corbin, Pratt; a daughter Anita Poland and her husband Richard, Isabel; two brothers, Basil Keller, Pratt, and Bill Keller, Medicine Lodge; two sisters, June Gilpin, Pratt, and Irene Keeler, Hutchinson; five grandchildren, Brandon (Jan) Poland, Heather (Paul) Smith, Erin (Kent) Simpson, Connie (Mike) McCall, and Carla (Shawn) Burgardt and 14 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two brothers, Jim and Larry Wilton Keller, and a sister Cleo D’Amato.

Cremation has taken place. Memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at First Christian Church, Medicine Lodge, with Pastor Tom Walters officiating. Inurnment will be in Isabel Cemetery at 1:30 p.m., on Tuesday.

Memorials may be made to the First Christian Church or Medicine Lodge Memorial Hospital in care of Larrison Funeral Home,  Medicine Lodge. Condolences may be left for the family at www.larrisonmortuary.com