Thomas Elmer Turner Sr., age 86, passed away on Friday, February 21, 2014, at Boland Hall at Wisconsin Veterans Home, Union Grove. He was born in Albany, WI, on December 12, 1927, son of the late Thomas and Ella (Nee: Thompson) Turner.
Surviving are his children, Paulette (Wesley) Davis of Janesville, WI, Thomas (Joan) Turner Jr. of Racine, five grandchildren, Eric Turner, Rebecca Davis, Michele Turner, Rachel (Brian) Beecher, Shannon Davis (Alex Hall); seven great-grandchildren; sisters, Faye Christensen of Racine, Marjorie (John) Wendt of Northern, WI; brother, Eddie (Alice) Turner. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Harold (Joyce) Turner; and brother-in-law, Richard Christensen and his significant other, Lorraine Lekas.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, February 25, 2014, at noon at the funeral home with Reverend Luke Jacob officiating. Private interment will be held at Mound Cemetery. Relatives and friends may meet the family for visitation on Tuesday at 11 a.m. until time of service.
The family wishes to extend a special thank you to WI Dept. of Veterans- Union Grove.
MARESH-MEREDITH & ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME
803 Main St., Racine (262) 634-7888