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Joseph Paul "Joe" Courneya
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Birth: Nov. 22, 1923
Wisconsin Rapids
Wood County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Nov. 5, 1967
Coon Rapids
Anoka County
Minnesota, USA

Sgt.,U. S. Army. He served in the Pacific Theater from 1943 to 1946 with the Cannon Company 35 Infantry Regiment.

Joseph Paul Courneya and Beverly Lois Benson were married September 12, 1953, East Grand Forks, Polk, Minnesota.


Joseph Courneya

Mrs. Marybelle Courneya, 316 Second Ave. S., Kent, returned recently from Minnesota, where she attended the funeral of her son, Joseph Paul, who died at the age of 43 of a brain tumor. He died at 6:00 a.m. Nov., 5, 1967 at Mercy Hospital, Coon Rapids, Minn.
Mr. Courneya lived here with his parents, the late John J. and Mrs. Courneya, from 1946 to 1948 after he completed his service duty. Mrs. Courneya went to Minnesota in August to be with the family when Joseph underwent brain surgery. She returned for the funeral in November. Interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
Other survivors are his wife, Lois, three sons, Mark, John and Michael; two daughters, Catherine and Mary: five brothers, including James and Charles of Auburn, John of Ohio, Daniel of Kent and Michael of Ethel, Lewis County; four sisters, Charlotte Courneya of Kent; Mrs. Reese Breen, (Frances) of Auburn, and Clarice and Areilia of San Francisco, California, plus 30 nieces and nephews.

Family links: 
  John Joseph Courneya (1888 - 1967)
  Marybelle Evelyn Stevens Courneya (1904 - 1986)
  Lois Beverly Benson Courneya (1931 - 2002)*
  Infant Son Courneya (1967 - 1967)*
  Joseph Paul Courneya (1923 - 1967)
  Charlotte Evelyn Ann Cournaya (1925 - 2006)*
  James McClellan Courneya (1928 - 2004)*
  John Francis Courneya (1930 - 2012)*
  Charles Leo Courneya (1931 - 2012)*
  Michael Eugene Courneya (1940 - 1986)*
*Calculated relationship
Fort Snelling National Cemetery
Hennepin County
Minnesota, USA
Plot: Section I, Grave 930
Created by: Clarice Courneya
Record added: Sep 04, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6753657
Joseph Paul Joe Courneya
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Joseph Paul Joe Courneya
Added by: Clarice Courneya
Joseph Paul Joe Courneya
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- Clarice Courneya
 Added: Apr. 30, 2013

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