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1/29/2013 12:30:00 PM
Marion J. "Steve" Courtney
March 1, 1924 - January 12, 2013
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Marion J. “Steve” Courtney, 88, of Taylorville, passed away Saturday, 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 in death by his wife, 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. 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.

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Please visit to sign the online guestbook.

Funeral services for Marion J. “Steve” Courtney, 88, of Taylorville, were held Wednesday, January 31, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at the Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, with burial at Fraley Cemetery, Taylorville. Rev. Ken Manning officiated the service.

Casket bearers were Rev. Dick Wamsley, Austin Peters, Larry Sutton, Patrick Young, Rev. Ken Manning and Brian McKinney.

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