78 of 68 N. Whitesboro St., Galesburg, IL died at 6:15AM Sunday December 10, 2006 in Seminary Manor Nursing Home.
She was born August 10, 1928 in Bushnell, IL the daughter of Fred and Pearl Garrett McLaren. She married Verne Frank and later married William Courter.
She is survived by four sons, David Frank, Pensacola, FL, Gary Frank, Daniel Frank, and Douglas (Lynne) Frank, all of Phoenix, AZ, three daughters, Martha (Steve) Freeman, Davenport, IA, Brenda Nelson, Monroe, IA, and Rhonda DeForest, Phoenix, one sister, Twila Anderson, Murray KY, eighteen grandchildren, and eight great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one sister, one grandson and one great grandson.
She graduated from Prairie City High School in 1946. She was a laborer at Admiral Corporation in Galesburg for 6 years and was a real estate property manager for several years. She was a member of Four Square Gospel Church in Galesburg and was very active in churches in the Galesburg and Abingdon areas. She loved to cook and loved her family.
Funeral services will be 2:30 PM Thursday December 14, 2006 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel with Rev. Bob Wakefield officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to the family.