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Earl William Courtney dies at 77

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Earl William Courtney, of Porter, passed away Sunday, April 8, 2007 at his home. He was 77.

He was born Feb. 6, 1930 in Pekin, Ill., the son of Earl William and Mary (Young) Courtney.

He is survived by a daughter, Christine Johnson; two sons, Dave Courtney and John Courtney and several grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son William Earl Courtney.

Earl was a member of Masonic Lodge McClelland Lodge #357 F. & A.M. He was a commercial pilot and a commercial flight instructor and a member of Moose Lodge #1623.

A memorial service will be conducted at a later date. Cremation will be at Calvary Crematory in Portage.

There will be no visitation.

Arrangements are under the direction of White-Love Funeral Home, 525 S. Second St.


Posted 4/11/2007