IDAHO COUNTY FREE PRESS

Thursday, December 5, 1935

Estella Mabel Decourcey

Mrs. Estella Mabel DeCourcey, a former resident of the prairie passed away Sunday at Sandpoint, and following services conducted in the First Presbyterian church by William Westwood in that city, the remains were shipped to Grangeville and services were held at the Hancock Funeral Home here Wednesday afternoon.  Rev. Sydney A. Walker officiating ad interment was made in the Prairie View Cemetery.

Mrs. DeCourcey was born in Custer County Penn., April 1879, and the most of her life was spent in the school room and in child welfare work.  She taught in the Ferdinand school two years and at Sandpoint for eight years.  She was an ardent worker in the General PTA president of the Teacherís Study club and was chairman of the Motherís Study Club, superintendent of the Washington school. And leader in girls 4-H club work at Sandpoint.  She was a member of the Presbyterian Church.

Surviving are her mother, Mrs. C.E. Fitzsimmons of Sandpoint, a daughter, Mrs. Carl Meyer of Fenn; two brothers and a sister in Camas, Wash; three grandchildren and her grand parents.

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