Marion J. “Steve” Courtney, 88, of Taylorville, passed away January 12, 2013 at 11:55 a.m. at the Memorial Medical Center, Springfield, IL. He was born March 1, 1924 in Carlinville, IL, the son of Marion and Rose (Moore) Courtney. He married Lillian Martha Swiney on June 13, 1962 in Springfield, IL. She preceded him in death on November 27, 1999. He was a retired mail carrier and a veteran of the United States Navy serving in WWII.
He is survived by his son,Stephen Courtney of Taylorville, IL; daughter, Marina (Marc) Larzo of Barnegat, NJ; niece, Jean Piercy of Taylorville, IL. He was preceded by his parents, and one sister.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 30, 2013 from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. at the Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, IL. Funeral services will be held Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Rev. Ken Manning officiating. Burial will be in Fraley Cemetery in Taylorville, IL.
Memorial to: Saint Thomas Aquinas Seminary, 21077 Quarry Hill Road
Winona, MN 55987
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Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.