|Birth: ||Nov. 16, 1913|
|Death: ||Jan. 16, 1998|
Louis Turner, 84 died peacefully among his loved ones at Sunshine Terrace in Logan, UT.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Jan. 20, at 12 noon in the Afton 4th Ward Chapel. Interment Auburn Cemetery.
Louis Jacob Turner was born November 16, 1913, at Turnerville to Steven and Mary Ann Michaelson Turner. He was the sixth of seven children, Mary Ada Fluckiger, Steven Percy Turner, Jane Stella Skinner, Earl Ernest Turner, Marven Turner, who have preceded him in death and one living brother Milton M. Turner.
He spent his childhood with his father and brother in the sawmill and lumber business. His greatest gift was his musical abilities. When her was 16 years old he started to play in a band with his brother Ernest. His favorite instrument was the saxophone, which he treasured, but he also played several other instruments including the banjo, piano, steel guitar, organ and several others, all of which he played not by reading notes, but all by ear. When his brother retired, he joined several other orchestras in the valley until he moved to North Logan in 1962. There he played in several orchestras entertaining with his uncle at parties for the senior citizen's center. In Arizona he played in three different groups.
An excellent carpenter a woodworker, Louis built the family home in North Logan, UT, and was employed at USU the physical plant until he retired in 1978.
In 1980 he and his wife Wanda traveled and enjoyed his retirement by spending years in East Mesa, AZ, during the winters, then returning to North Logan for the summer. They moved back to Star Valley in 1995.
In 1993 he suffered a stroke. That and complications with diabetes rendered him disabled.
He is survived by his wife, Wanda Roos Turner and six children; Verlene Landon, Dale Turner, Larry Turner, Lana Brangal, Delane Turner, Lee Kingsford; 17 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren
He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in several callings including branch president. He was a member of the high priest quorum.
His greatest gift he gave his children was how much he loved their mother. They will miss him.
LOUIS JACOB TURNER is the son of STEPHEN TURNER and MARY ANN MICHAELSON
LOUIS JACOB TURNER married CARRIE WANDA ROOS 21 Nov 1934
Stephen Turner (1874 - 1945)
Mary Ann Michaelson Turner (1877 - 1967)
Wanda Roos Turner (____ - 2013)*
Delane Roos Turner (1959 - 1999)*
Created by: Carol STEVENS
Record added: Nov 03, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31114913
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