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“Im so sorry. I loved her and i always will love her as part of my family. ”
1 of 30 | Posted by: Jenaka Hundley - Fort Wayne, IN

“My condolences to all of Courtney's family.She was a dear friend of mine , we worked together for 3 years. We grew really close.She was the kindest,...Read More »
2 of 30 | Posted by: Stacy Pifer - Fort Wayne, IN

“So very sorry for your loss, Shawna. I know her family will miss her deeply. There are no words...I cannot imagine the pain you're feeling. ...Read More »
3 of 30 | Posted by: Mary Dixon - New Haven, IN

“Todd and family, LaVon, Shawna and family....I am so so very sorry for the loss of Courtney. I truly enjoyed knowing her and she brought joy to every...Read More »
4 of 30 | Posted by: Rebecca Baker-Palmer - Fort Wayne, IN

“May God comfort and strengthen dear Courtney's family in the certain knowledge that Courtney rests Safe in the Arms of Jesus.With Much Respect,Rick...Read More »
5 of 30 | Posted by: Rick Hawkins - New Haven, IN

“We love you Court. You were an amazing mother,daughter(in law),sister(in law), aunt and friend. I'm so glad I had the pleasure to meet you and watch...Read More »
6 of 30 | Posted by: Jr, Ashley, Lily, Zoey, Wyatt Brown - IN

“Shawna, So sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
7 of 30 | Posted by: Joe Venderley

“We will all miss you dearly, Courtney. You always had a magical way to brighten the day. Your family and friends will be in my thoughts and prayers...Read More »
8 of 30 | Posted by: Mike Winchell - Mount Pleasant, MI

“I will forever cherish the memories I have with Courtney. She was such a loving person. Whatever my sister wouldn't do, Courtney was there to take...Read More »
9 of 30 | Posted by: Mariah Beard - New Haven, IN

“I am so sorry for your loss Shawna. I just saw on facebook. My heart and prayers go out to you abd the family. I am here for you all. I love you cuz ”
10 of 30 | Posted by: Jodie Taylor-Topp - Ft Wayne, IN

“I am so sorry and my heart is broken. I know ur whole family is so close and such a beautiful family. May God be with u all and help u all get thru...Read More »
11 of 30 | Posted by: Melissa Wolf - Fort Wayne, IN

“I'm so sorry for your loss ”
12 of 30 | Posted by: Lydia Springer - Grabill, IN

“May you rest in Peace and God Bless your Children and the entire Family ”
13 of 30 | Posted by: Connie Tague - Pleasant Lake, IN


14 of 30 | Posted by: Ronnie Sheetz - Grabill, IN

“Rest-In-Peace Courtney. We on Earth don't know why, but God called "His Beautiful Angel Home". Watch over your babies, I know you will. ”
15 of 30 | Posted by: Cathy Beckman - Fort Wayne, IN

“R.I.P Courtney watch over your babies and family. You always had that bright smile even when you felt like the world was caving in on ya. I'm still...Read More »
16 of 30 | Posted by: Leah Filler - Fort Wayne, IN

“God bless you young lady,and your children. A Dad ”
17 of 30 | Posted by: A friend

“We are so heartbroken by the loss of this precious girl. She was such a big part of our Kayla's childhood. May God provide you comfort and peace...Read More »
18 of 30 | Posted by: Amy Chin - Ft wayne, IN

“She was a very wonderful person. ”
19 of 30 | Posted by: Jenette Henry - New haven, IN

“May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief. ”
20 of 30 | Posted by: ronnie wiseman - muskogee, OK

“so sorry for your loss,be strong ”
21 of 30 | Posted by: RONALD WISEMAN - Muskogee, OK

“Shawna, John, and Family.....I am at a loss for words in which to offer some sort of comfort and understanding....this is a tragic, unnecessary, and...Read More »
22 of 30 | Posted by: Chuck Wirick - Family Friend

“God Bless your children. ”
23 of 30 | Posted by: A friend

“My heart is so heavy for your loss. Courtney had a very vibrant soul. Sending lots of love and healing vibes to all of Courtney's loved ones and...Read More »
24 of 30 | Posted by: Lyndsey Hanks - Roanoke, VA

“I'm am so sorry for your loss. What a beautiful angel. We will pray for you and your family and please don't hesitate to ask for anything. You guys...Read More »
25 of 30 | Posted by: Beth Filosa - New Haven, IN

“This just doesn't make since,,but Courtney was one of our family,,,she ran right with the boys,she was a great tomboy,,, they were so ornery and...Read More »
26 of 30 | Posted by: Sheila Long - Fort wayne, IN

“I am very sorry for your loss. I did not know Courtney but we have mutual friends. There is strength in numbers. We'll all be praying for you. ”
27 of 30 | Posted by: Deb Wagner - Ft. Wayne, IN

“So sorry to here this courtney was always a good friend to my girls annie and Mariah my condolences to your family ”
28 of 30 | Posted by: Davin Moore - Wappapello, MO

“Rest in heaven Courtney. I will always remember your beautiful smile. Watch over your girls always. You will be missed. Until we meet again ”
29 of 30 | Posted by: Jessica Jones - New Haven, IN

“So happy I had the opportunity to meet this beautiful soul. Not one bad thing I could ever say about her. She was always happy and always made...Read More »
30 of 30 | Posted by: Jill Trigg - Olney, TX - Friend


Courtney Marie Ertel-Brown, 24, passed away Thursday, September 20, 2018 in New Haven, IN. She was born in Fort Wayne, IN to Todd Ertel and Shawna Gunder. Courtney was a graduate of New Haven High School. Always being a hard worker, she worked through high school at Golden Years Nursing Home. Most recently, she worked with WaterFurnace International. Courtney was a devoted mother and loved spending time with her family. She enjoyed softball and was crafty. People will always remember her contagious smile and her unwavering ability to light up a room. Surviving are her parents, Todd (Karen) Ertel and Shawna (John) Gunder; her beloved children, Miley, Adalynn, Autumn, and Wiley IV; brothers, Cody (Alyssia) Miller; Jacob (Brittney) Miller, Korey (Adeline) Beber, Adam Beber, Eric Beber, and Damien Cross; sisters, Stephanie (James) Welch, Courtney Wyrick, Raegan Gunder, Hannah Gunder, Abigail Wyrick, and Lydia Wyrick; paternal grandmothers, LaVon Ertel and Greta Doty; maternal grandparents Bernie (Linda) Voirol, Hank (Terri) Gunder, and Sherron Wyrick; step-parents, Kelli Beber, and Marty (Molly) Wyrick; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and a host of loving friends. Courtney was preceded in death by grandparents, Wayne Ertel, Raymond Doty, and James Wyrick. Funeral service is 10AM Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at D.O. McComb and Sons Funeral Home Lakeside Park 1140 Lake Avenue with calling one hour prior to the service. Calling 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm Monday, September 24, 2018 at D.O. McComb and Sons Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to her children in care of Shawna Gunder. To leave online condolences please visit www.domccombandsons.com.