Susie M. Courtney
Susie M. Courtney
VAN WERT, Ohio — Susie M. Courtney, 100, passed away Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at the Van Wert Manor. She was born June 20, 1918, to the late Glen Allen and Anna Disbennet.

Susie was married to the late Howard Courtney, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a son, Charles (Charlie) Parsons, and two infant daughters, Charlotte and Nancy, and a granddaughter, Tammey Walters.

Susie was a 32-year employee at the National Seal Company. Her favorite pastime was her family and fishing. She was a member of the Moose Lodge 1320.

Survivors include two daughters, Donna (Gene) Goodwin and Peggy Parsons; daughter-in-law, Carol Parsons; sister, Cordelle Hartman; grandchildren, Randy (Liz) Allen, Rick Allen, Nancy (Kurt) Muntzinger, Tim (Kathy) Blackmore, Jeff Blackmore, Greg (Sherri) Blackmore, Matt Blackmore, Linda (Mark) Strader, Denny Parsons, and Therese (Daryl) Grime; along with many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Visiting hours will be held from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, April 13, 2019, at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home.

A funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, April 14, 2019, at the funeral home with the Rev. Will Haggis officiating. Burial will follow at Ridge Cemetery.

Preferred memorials are to State of the Heart Hospice or St. Mark’s Lutheran Church.

Arrangements entrusted to Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory. Condolences may be expressed at