ST PETERS, MO and SOUTH GLENS FALLS, NY
Courtney Elizabeth Bouton of St Peters, MO and formerly of South Glens Falls NY crossed over to her spiritual family on Wednesday August 13, 2014. She was 25.
Born on August 3, 1989 in Glens Falls, NY , she was the daughter of Johnna (Bouton) Putnam and Dennis P. Bouton .
Courtney attended South Glens Falls Schools and was a 2007 graduate of Francis Howell North High School in Saint Peters MO, graduating at the top of her class with high honors and several scholarships. She then enlisted in the US Navy and served from 2008 to 2013 as a Corpsman at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Upon honorable discharge from US Navy, Courtney began working toward her nursing career at Southeast Missouri State University.
She will be remembered for her wonderful yet crazy sense of humor that brought laughter to the people around her, the beautiful smile and a heart full of love, kindness and generosity.
She is predeceased by her grandparents John and Nina Nokes of South Glens Falls.
She leaves behind her mother Johnna (Nokes-Bouton) Putnam and loving stepfather James Putnam of St Peters MO, her father Dennis Bouton and his fiancé Melinda Barody of Moreau; surrogate father Rainer Mehalik and his wife Karen, paternal grandparents Donald and Claire Bouton, of Gansevoort ; 3 paternal aunts Beth Celeste and her husband Jack of Moreau, Kathy Bouton Semmel and her husband Eric of Holden, ME and Amy Ward and her husband Glenn of Wilton: Cousins Brittany,and her fiancé Elton Smith, Lindsey, Kelsey and Mallory Celeste; Hallie and Sierra Semmel and Ryan, Jillian and Emily Ward; one maternal aunt Michelle Rogin and husband Jeffery Rogin of NJ, one maternal uncle Michael Nokes of South Glens Falls. Maternal cousins Andrew and his wife Michelle Rogin and family of NJ; Stephen and his wife Crystal Rogin and family of Saratoga Springs.
Calling hours will be held on Tuesday August 19, from 3-6pm with a Celebration of Life Service at 6pm at Compassionate Funeral Care Inc, 402 Maple Ave, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866. Following the service at 6pm, the Celebration of Life will continue with a gathering at Rainer’s Ramada, 1 Abby Lane, Queensbury, NY. All are invited.
A Graveside services will be held at 11 am Wednesday, August 20 at the family plot at Southside Cemetery in South Glens Falls.
Donations may be made at www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org.