Carl L. Courter

July 24, 1922February 13, 2013

Carl Courter, 90 of Bloomington passed away Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at the IU Health Hospice. Carl was born on July 24, 1922 in Indianapolis to Herschel and Eva Finch Courter. Carl spent over 3 years serving in the Coast Guard aboard the ice cutter, the Eastwind in the northern seas and Greenland. He and his loving wife Jeanne Pruett Courter were married nearly 68 years. He spent 32 years serving as parts manager for Harry Stephens Oldsmobile. Beside his wife he has one son, Robert who survives along with three grandchildren Debbie(Paul) Whiting of Tennessee, Michael of Bloomington and Troy Courter(Diana)of Alaska. He is also survived by one sister Norma Hill of Bloomington. He was a member of the American Legion Post 18. The funeral service will be held at the Valhalla Chapel on Monday, February 18, 2013 with Rev. Harold Godsey presiding. There will be no visitation. Memorials may be made to IU Hospice House. Deremiah-Frye Mortuary in charge of arrangements. The family wishes to thank those at Garden Villa, The IU Health Hospital of Bloomington and Hospice House for their dedicated and loving care Carl received. We also thank Rev. Harold Godsey for the comforting words he spoke. Online condolences may be made to the family at


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Barbara Martin - Johnson

February 18, 2013

Remember you always

Barbara Martin-Johnson

February 18, 2013

Jeanne and Bobby I'm so sorry to hear this. I always asked Bobby when I saw him how you guys was doing. I remember the old days. I wish we were back in those days. My thoughts and prayers are with you both. Nate from K-mart sends his too.

Barbie (little one) Martin Johnson