It is with sadness we announce the passing of our great loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, great-great-grandfather and brother, Willie Courtoreille, into the Lord’s Presence.
Born in Birch River, AB on February 16th, 1940, Willie Courtoreille passed away in Fort McMurray on December 10th, 2013 at the age of 73 years.
Willie is survived by his loving and caring wife of 53 years, Mary; nine children, Vina (John), Darlene (Desmond), William (Veronica), Elvin (Delores), Peter (Jennifer), Lloyd (Audrey), Sandra (Bob), Linda (Donny), Diane (Emil), Crystal; 39 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild; seven brothers, Ernie, Alec, Johnny, Steve, Eddie, Norman, David; three sisters, Helena, Leona, Cecelia; many nieces, nephews and other extended family members.
Relatives and friends may pay their respects Saturday, December 14 at the home of Sandra Courtoreille in Fort Chipewyan, Alberta.
Church Service Tuesday, December 17 at 1:00 pm at Roman Catholic Church in Fort Chipewyan, AB.