Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Dorothy M. Turner (July 24, 2015)

Dorothy M. Turner, age 89, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Friday, July 24, 2015 at 11:00 AM at State of the Heart Hospice Care Center, Greenville, Ohio. She was born on November 10, 1925 in Ft. Wayne, IN, to the late Leo & Minetta (Young) Roth.

She is survived by her children and their spouses, Nancy Stolberg of Boise, ID, Dennis & Nancy Turner of Woodruff, Wisconsin, Gail & Jim Snyder of Greenville, Joyce & Art Price of Piqua, Gary & Candice Turner of Ft. Wayne, Indiana, Janet & Dave McClanahan of Seminole, Florida, and Peggy & Jeff Heinze of Ft. Wayne, Indiana; 18 grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; sister in law, Roberta Roth of Ft. Wayne, IN; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by husband, Duane Turner whom she married on August 23, 1945; daughter, Judy Turner; and brothers, James Roth and William Roth; sister, Jeannie Wright and son in law, Bob Stolberg

Dorothy was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church where she sang in the choir and was involved in the Rosary Altar Society. She was a volunteer at Hospice and played the harmonica for the Hospice band. She worked at Fram Corporation, Big ‘D’s Printing and Eikenberry’s IGA and was well known for being Chuckles the Clown.

There will be a Mass of Christian Burial held on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 10:30 AM at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 233 West 3rd St., Greenville, Ohio, with Rev. Fr. Ron Haft celebrant. Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Greenville, Ohio. Family will receive friends on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 from 5:00 – 8:00 PM and on Wednesday from 9-10 AM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville.

It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to State of the Heart Hospice or VFW Ladies Auxiliary. Condolences for the family may be sent to