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COURTNEY, Herschel Arthur 'Boots' 1899 - 1958


Posted By: Joey Stark
Date: 4/18/2021 at 20:11:34

"The Fairfield, Ia. Ledger"
Monday, September 15, 1958
Page 3, Column 5

COURTNEY Rites At Birmingham

Herschel A. (Boots) COURTNEY, 59, of 1003 West Burlington, died Saturday at Jefferson County hospital after a long illness. He had worked in foundries in Fairfield for 30 years.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Birmingham Free Methodist church in charge of the Rev. H. C. Hansen. Burial will be in Evergreen cemetery at Fairfield.

Mr. COURTNEY was born near Perlee July 14, 1899, the son of Jacob and Mary FORSTER COURTNEY. He was married to Ollie BOTTS (sic - BOTT) who died in 1924. On Aug. 23, 1926, he married Letha GOODELL who survives with three daughters, Mrs. Dorothy CAMPBELL of Ottumwa, and Mrs. Maxine MANLEY and Mrs. Patricia BATES, both of Fairfield. also surviving are four grandchildren and three brothers, Frank COURTNEY of Cranston, Clark COURTNEY, Brooklyn, Ia., and Calvin COURTNEY, Fairfield; and five sisters, Mrs. Leota BROOKHART, Letts, Mrs. Grace GARRETT, Mrs. Veda HEYDE, Mrs. Beulah LECKNER and Mrs. Fern KURTZ, all of Brighton.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and two sisters.

The body is at the Burch Catcott funeral home at Birmingham.


"The Fairfield, Ia. Ledger"
Monday, September 22, 1958
Page 2, Column 2


The family of Boots COURTNEY wishes to thank everyone who was so kind and thoughtful during the illness and death of Mr. COURTNEY.

The Family of


"The Fairfield, Ia. Ledger"
Tuesday, October 14, 1958
Page 7, Column 8


State of Iowa, Jefferson County, ss.

Notice Is Hereby Given, that the undersigned has been duly appointed and qualified as Executrix of the estate of Herschel A. COURTNEY deceased, late of Jefferson County. All persons indebted to said estate are requested to make immediate payment and those having claims against the same will present them within legal time, duly authenticated, to the undersigned, for allowance and file in the office of the Clerk of the District Court.

Letha L. COURTNEY, Executrix
Jordan and Jordan, Attorneys
Dated October 6, 1958

October 7 and 14

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

Note: Buried in Lot 2nd.250 with first wife Ollie. Second wife Letha died in 1991 and is buried nearby in Lot 2nd.244.


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