Vincent Antoninus Courtois
Vincent Courtois, age 90, of Festus, Missouri, passed away Friday, February 24, 2017, at Crystal Oaks Skilled Nursing in Crystal City, Missouri. He was born February 8, 1927, in Festus, the son of the late Jennie (nee McClain) and Henry Courtois.
He is survived by his wife, Betty Katherine (nee Dugan) Courtois; daughter Cheryl (Joseph) Pappas of Festus; son Michael (Etta) Courtois of Festus; brother Bernard (Cora) Courtois of Sacramento, California; grandchildren Mike (Nicole) Dutton of South St. Louis County, Missouri, Megan (Kurt) Mahue of Festus, Darren (Julie) Pappas of Mexico, Missouri, Kristen (Harold III) Driemeier of Festus, and Kevin Courtois of Festus; and great-grandchildren Andrew Dutton, Alayna Dutton, Scott Hartenberger, Addison Hartenberger, Abby Mahue, Adelyn Driemeier, Harrison Driemeier, and Baylor Pappas.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by sisters Marie (the late James) Halley, Florence Courtois, and Rita (Larry survives of Ohio) Higdon.
He was a retired chemical worker for the former Purex, later Dial Corporation, in St. Louis, Missouri, and a longtime member of the Festus Fire Department.
Visitation after 12:00 noon Monday, February 27, 2017, at Vinyard Funeral Home in Festus, until the time of funeral services at 2:00 P.M., officiated by Rev. Gary Bookout of Crusade Baptist Temple in St. Louis. Interment in Rose Lawn Memorial Gardens in Crystal City. Memorials in Vincent's name are preferred to the Alzheimer's Association.
From Festus, Missouri
Age at Death: 90
Date of Birth: February 8, 1927
Date of Death: February 24, 2017
Date of Burial: February 27, 2017