Courtney, 49, of Avilla, passed away at 8:30 a.m., on Sunday, May 24, 2015,
at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.
Mrs. Courtney was
born on November 25, 1965, in Gary, Indiana, a daughter of Jerry L. Griffin
and Janet (Harper) Ihnat. She spent her formative years in Chesterton, and
graduated from Chesterton Senior High School in 1983.
On February 14,
1985, she was married to Durand Courtney.
She was employed at
Verizon, and retired in 2003. She also worked for Smith -Green Community
Schools as a Substitute Teacher. She was dedicated to students of all ages.
attended Sugar Grove Church of God.
relatives include her husband Durand Courtney of Avilla; a son, Karsten
Courtney of Avilla; her mother Janet (John) Ihnat; many aunts, uncles, and
She was preceded in
death by her father Jerry Griffin and her brother, Robert L. Griffin.
will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, at Sugar Grove Church Of God, with
Pastor Timothy Grable, officiating.
The family will
receive friends at the Sheets & Childs Funeral Home from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00
p.m. Friday, or one hour prior to the service.
Burial will be held
at a later date
For those who wish,
memorials may be directed to Sugar Grove Church of God.
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