Roy Turner, 1921 - 2006
Roy Turner, 84 of Grande Prairie, Alberta passed away peacefully on June 13, 2006 surrounded by his family.
Roy was born in Meyronne, Saskatchewan on October 11, 1921. He grew up in Woodrow, Saskatchewan. Roy met the love of his life, Dorothy Harper, in Toronto, Ontario. Roy and Dorothy homesteaded on a farm 25 miles west of High Prairie in the Peace Country where they raised their four daughters. Roy retired from farming in 1983 and moved to Grande Prairie to be closer to family. He kept very busy with carpentry work and curling. His greatest pride and joy was his cottage at Winnigami Lake. Roy is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Dorothy; daughter Elizabeth (Rene) of Fox Creek, Alberta; daughter Kathy of Winnipeg, Manitoba; daughter Susan (Marcel) of Grande Prairie, Alberta; and daughter Vicki (Mike) of Grande Prairie, Alberta; grandchildren, Suzanne, Tammy, Nancy, Carrie, Michael, Amanda and Matthew, and great-grandchildren, Alyssa, Samantha, Parker, Teagan and Hudson.
Funeral service will be held on Friday, June 16, 2006 at 4 p.m. from Oliver’s Grande Prairie Funeral Chapel (10005-107 Avenue).
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Grande Prairie Care Centre.
Copyright © 1999-2005 South Peace News. All Rights Reserved.
No part may be reproduced without written permission.
View our Privacy Statement.
Send website suggestions to the Webmaster