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COURTNEY, Dorothy Esther 1905 - 1950


Posted By: Joey Stark
Date: 4/18/2021 at 19:39:50

"The Fairfield (Ia.) Daily Ledger"
Thursday, March 9, 1950
Page Eight, Columns 4 and 5


DOUDS, Ia., March 9--Death came early this morning to a well known Van Buren county resident. She is Mrs. Esther COURTNEY who passed away at the Jefferson county hospital in Fairfield where she entered as a patient last Sunday. She had been in failing health for several months.

The COURTNEYs, former residents of Fairfield, reside on a farm 3 miles northeast of Douds.

Last rites will be Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at the Weston Behner funeral home in Fairfield with Rev. S. P. Williamson in charge. Burial will be in Evergreen cemetery.

Esther COURTNEY, wife of C. F. COURTNEY, was born August 29, 1905, in Clarke county, Iowa, the daughter of Nelson and Rose GOWEY HOWELL. She was united in marriage on June 9, 1923, to C. F. COURTNEY. The wedding took place at Fairfield.

Mrs. COURTNEY is survived by her husband and three children: Lee COURTNEY, Fairfield; Mrs. Doris HUNT, Arlington, Virginia; Mrs. Jean TUCKER, Fairfield; and her mother, Mrs. Rose HOWELL, Fairfield.

She is also survived by five grandchildren, one brother, Willis HOWELL, Washington, Iowa; and a sister, Mrs. Charlotte DuBOIS, Des Moines.

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*Transcribed for genealogy purposes; I have no relation to the person(s) mentioned.

Note: Buried in Lot 4th.069, adjacent to husband Calvin F. 'Hap' COURTNEY who is in Lot 4th.068. Calvin married a second time, to Meriam A. LAMM. He died in 1973 and is buried with Dorothy.


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