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Obituaries > COURTNEY, GEORGE A.

George Allen Courtney, 79, passed away April 11, 2004 in Lake Havasu City. George was born July 29, 1924 in Fresno, CA and had lived in California and Canada prior to settling in Lake Havasu over 18 years ago. George was an avid golfer who helped to organize the Mens Golf Club. He was a member of the American Legion, the Elks Lodge, Fraternal Order of Eagles, the Marine Corps League of Lake Havasu, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He will be remembered for his love of life, his huge social network of friends, and his infamous St. Patricks Day parties. A widower since 2001, he is survived by his son, Michael Courtney; his daughter, Pat ONeil; his ex-wife, Lydia Courtney; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. A memorial service will take place on Thursday, April 15, 10:30 AM at Lietz-Fraze Chapel. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Hospice of Havasu, PO Box 597, Lake Havasu City, AZ 86405 in Georges name. Georges family appreciates the care, kindness and comfort he received during the last week of his life by Havasu Regional Medical Center, Hospice of Havasu and Prestige Assisted Living Facility at Claremont. Arrangements were entrusted to Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home & Crematory.