Della (Crago) Courtney: 1924 – 2012
Della (Crago) Courtney age 87 of Belle Fourche, SD, and formerly Alzada MT, died Tuesday Sept. 11, 2012, at the Belle Fourche Healthcare Center, surrounded by her loving family.
Services will be held 10:30 am Monday Sept. 17th, 2012, at the St. James Lutheran Church in Belle Fourche, with Rev. Jean Helmer officiating.
Visitation will be Sunday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Funeral Home of the Northern Hills in Belle Fourche.
Interment will take place in the Pine Slope Cemetery.
Della is survived by her husband, Jim of Belle Fourche; son, Cliff (Chris) Crago of Belle Fourche; daughter, Marcia (Howard) Heinje of Wilmot, SD; 12 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Peggy (Jim) Sigman of Sturgis, Marcella (Joe) Nonnast of Sturgis; step-son Tom (Jody) Courtney of Alzada MT; 2 step-daughters, Lezlie (Larry) Moore of Vivian, Colleen Courtney of Belle Fourche; 3 step-grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Sue Whitman of Belle Fourche; son-in-law, Frank Dobesh of Belle Fourche; foreign exchange daughter, Aud (Ivar) Fett of Stavanger Norway; and several nieces and nephews and other relatives.
Della is preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Walt Crago; son, Lester Crago; daughter, Marilyn Dobesh; sister, Ada Mae O’Grady; 2 brothers, Arnold and Archie Horton; step-daughter, Jeannie Wombold; and 3 step-grandchildren.