FORT DODGE – Cathie L. Courter 50, formerly of Rockwell City, passed away Saturday, May 25, 2013 after a courageous 9 year struggle with Stage IV cancer.

A Celebration of Life Luncheon gathering will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 13, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Fort Dodge in the Friendship Meeting Room.

Next month, there will be a Memorial Graveside Service 2:00 p.m. Saturday, July 13, at Rosehill Cemetery in Rockwell City. Palmer & Swank Funeral Home, Rockwell City is serving the family.

Cathie is survived her sister, Deb Brennan of Rockwell City; brothers, Gary (Nancy) Courter of Chariton, Kim (Amy) Courter of Rockwell City, and Dana (Cherie) Courter of Storm Lake; many nieces and nephews; and longtime companion, Randy Offield and daughter Laura. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Beverly Legore Courter.