Courtney Marie Nessen, 18, of Rigby passed away Thursday, November 7, 2013 at her home.
She was born June 7, 1995 in Portland, Oregon to Paula Lynn Wilhelm and Michael Thomas Nessen and she was raised and attended schools in Idaho Falls, Rexburg, and Shelley. She graduated from South Fremont High School in St. Anthony with high honors.
Courtney was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, riding horses and 4 wheelers and watching wrestling and football.
She is survived by her mother; Paula Villeneuve, sisters; Cheri Nessen, and Bridget Villeneuve, brother; Kyle Villeneuve, all of Rigby, father; Michael Nessen, of Beaverton, Oregon, grandparents; Edith Farris and Mitch Snocker of Hillsboro, Oregon, Christine Nessen, of Beaverton, Oregon, Gerald (Roxann) Wilhelm, of Shelley, Donna Tanner, of Shelley, step-father; Kelley (Karyn) Villeneuve, her Fiancé; Jacob Kwiatkowski-Henry, soon to be mother-in-law; Tracy Kwiatkowski-Henry, both of Hillsboro, Oregon, aunts; Kristie Raymond and Tera Farris both of Hillsboro, Oregon, and uncles; Jimmy Nessen and Steve Nessen both of Beaverton, Oregon.
She was preceded in death by grandparents; Venna Wilhelm, Harry Wilhelm, and Larry Nessen.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, November 12, 2013, at Eckersell Memorial Chapel, 101 West Main Street, Rigby. The family will receive friends from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m., Monday evening and from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m., prior to services, both at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Rigby Pioneer Cemetery.
The family will appreciate contributions to the funeral home in lieu of flowers.