Obituary for Leo Courtade

Born: Apr. 1st, 1934
Passed Away: Jun. 20th, 2010


Tuesday Jun. 22nd, 2010
2:00pm to 4:00pm and
6:00pm to 8:00pm at Throop Funeral Home
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Wednesday Jun. 23rd, 2010, 11:00am at St Joseph's Catholic Church
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Courtade - Mr. Leo Courtade, age 76, of Conklin passed away at his home surrounded by his wife and family Sunday, June 20, 2010. Leo was a life long dairy farmer and owner of Long Lane Farms where he raised Ayrshire Dairy Cattle. He was an honorary life member of the K of C Council #4404 in Conklin and member of the Mich. Milk Producers Assn. Leo was preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Elizabeth (Poelma) Courtade. Leo is survived by his wife of 39 years, Carol; son, Paul and Melissa Courtade; daughter, Katie Courtade; sister, Bernadine (Jack) Wiersma; brother, Ray (Sue) Courtade; brothers-in-law, Jim (Mary Ann) Heintz, Tom (Glenda) Heintz and Al (Philomena) Heintz; and many nieces and nephews. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday 11:00 am at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Conklin. Burial St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Conklin. Visitation Tuesday 2 to 4 and 6 to 8pm with the Rosary at 8pm at the Throop Funeral Home, 214 Church St., Coopersvile. In lieu of flowers memorials to In-Hospice, 4403 Cascade Rd. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546 or Parkinsons Assn of West Michigan, 260 Jefferson SE, Suite 210, Grand Rapids, MI 49503. An online guestbook is available at Throop - Coopersville 616-837-8161,


at St Joseph's Catholic Cemetery
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