NANCY “PETIE” JOANN (LINDAHL) COURTNEY PERSING, 82, a retired Local Pastor, died Friday, July 11, 2014. A memorial service was held July 15 in Anderson, Ind. Survivors include: husband, Thomas Eugene Persing; children, Rebecca Ann Courtney-Knight (Norman) of Morgantown, Ind., Donald Edwin Courtney (Marjorie Ehle) of Indianapolis, David Lindahl Courtney (Rhoda Freeman) of Oswego, Ill., Daniel Addison Courtney (Jamie Hemmings) of SouthLake, Texas, Christine Ellen Courtney Cowan (Gregory) of Brentwood, Tenn.; stepchildren, Tim (Lori) Persing; Ted (Donna) Persing; Teri Persing; Jane Persing; Kelly (Dan) Gentry; Kristi (Glenn) Paul; Kathy Gray; Julie (Wayne) Allman; Jamie (Jennifer) Gray; 13 grandchildren; 20 step-grandchildren; four step-great grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Memorial contributions can be made to The National Parkinson’s Foundation, 200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800; Miami, FL 33131 or Hospice at Schneck Medical Center in Seymour. Condolences can be sent to Mr. Thomas Persing, 10484 N 750 W, Freetown, IN 47235.