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1932 Mary 2023

Mary Lu (Stovie) Courtney

February 2, 1932 — March 22, 2023

Mary Lu was born in Newman Grove, Nebraska, the youngest of 8 children. Parents,

Mary Carroll Stovie and Jake Stovie, moved the family to Omaha when she was 4-yrs

old. Mary Lu grew up in Omaha, attending Castelar Elementary and St Cecilia High

School and worked at Union Pacific Railroad before marrying the love of her life, Dale

W Courtney in 1957. They enjoyed 53 years of marriage until Dale’s death in April 2010.

Mary Lu is survived by her brother, Raymond Stovie of Cedar Rapids, Iowa and her 9

children and their spouses: Kristi (Ike) Gulesserian, Jodi (Steve) Miller, Mike (Nancy)

Courtney, Terri (Joe) Janowski, Jeff (Allison) Courtney, Patrick Courtney, Pammi Jo

Courtney, Lisa Sutton and Fr Scott Courtney; and her 22 grandchildren, 11 greatgrandchildren

and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by grandson, Austin Courtney.


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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, March 28, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

St. Bernadette Catholic Church

7600 South 42nd Street, Bellevue, NE 68147

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials in honor of Mary Lu Courtney to Mater Filius of Nebraska www.materfiliusne.org; Alzheimer’s Association-NE chapter www.alz.org; School Sisters of Christ the King www.cksisters.org

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Rosary Service

Tuesday, March 28, 2023

Starts at 7:00 pm (Central time)

St. Bernadette Catholic Church

7600 South 42nd Street, Bellevue, NE 68147

Livestream

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In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials in honor of Mary Lu Courtney to Mater Filius of Nebraska www.materfiliusne.org; Alzheimer’s Association-NE chapter www.alz.org; School Sisters of Christ the King www.cksisters.org

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Mass of Christian Burial

Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Starts at 10:30 am (Central time)

St. Bernadette Catholic Church

7600 South 42nd Street, Bellevue, NE 68147

Livestream

Click to watch

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials in honor of Mary Lu Courtney to Mater Filius of Nebraska www.materfiliusne.org; Alzheimer’s Association-NE chapter www.alz.org; School Sisters of Christ the King www.cksisters.org

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Burial

Calvary Catholic Cemetery- Omaha

7710 West Center Road, Omaha, NE 68124

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