Catherine M. Courter
Catherine M. Courter of Payson, who would have been 90 on Feb. 12, died Jan. 31, 2009. She was born in Peoria, Ill. to Margaret and Ellis Carlton.
Mrs. Courter, her husband, Jess, and their two daughters moved to California in 1946 where they lived until she moved to Payson with her husband of 64 years to live with their daughter, Joan and her husband.
She is survived by her daughter, Joan Skinner, and Joan’s husband, James, of Payson; five grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren; four sisters; five brothers; and many nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Courter was predeceased by her husband, Jess; daughter, Donna J. Carney; one brother and one sister.
There will not be any local services. Mrs. Courter’s ashes will be taken to California and interned next to her husband and daughter at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Hollywood Hills, Calif.
Arrangements were handled by Messinger Payson Funeral Home.