Obit: Turner, Gerald (1942 - 2008)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Turner, Naroth, Kroeplin, Mahler, Meeker

Sources: Thorp Courier, (Thorp, Clark Co., WI.) January 30, 2008

Turner, Gerald (22 December 1942 - 22 January 2008)

Gerald Turner, age 65 of Stanley, WI passed away peacefully on January 22, 2008 at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield, WI.

Services were held on Saturday, January 26, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. at the Plombon Funeral Chapel, Stanley, WI with Pastor Matt Miklasz officiating. Burial followed in the Oakland Cemetery, Stanley, WI. Friends and family called on Friday evening from 4 - 8 p.m. at the Plombon Funeral Chapel, Stanley, WI. Plombon Funeral Service assisted the family with arrangements.

Gerald was born December 22, 1942 in Waukegan, IL, the son of John and Amelia (Naroth) Turner. As a young boy he moved with his family to Wisconsin and attended Westland Grade Schools and Stanley High School. He was united in marriage to Leona M. Kroeplin on November 2, 1963 and was employed at Stone Container in Illinois until 1968 when they moved back to Stanley, working for over 20 years for Schneider Transport, driving truck; then retiring due to medical reasons. He enjoyed fishing, snowmobiling, hunting, playing softball, camping and spending time with his family.

Gerald will be sadly missed by those he left behind: his wife, Leona of Stanley, WI; and his children: Jerry Scott Turner, Jr. of Gilman, WI, Kimberlee (William) Mahler and Steven (Stacy) Turner both of Stanley, WI, and Kelly turner of Gilman, WI; one brother, John Turner of Boulder Junction, WI; one sister, Sandy (Chet) Meeker of Stanley, WI; 21 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren and 2 on the way.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one infant daughter, Jamie Joy; and one brother, Robert Turner.



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