Turn, LeRoy L.
B: 09 Jun 1932, Jupiter Township, Kittson County, MN
D: 03 Aug 2003, Altru Hospital, Grand Forks
M: 15 Sep 1956, Kay Dagen, at the St. Petri Lutheran Church near Stephen, MN
FN: Elmer Turn
MN: Inga Nessa
Children of Leroy Turn and Kay Dagen:
M: Tina Unknown
M: Dave Spooner
LeRoy Turn Obituary
Kittson County Enterprise, 13 Aug 2003
Kennedy, Minn. - LeRoy L. Turn, 71, Kennedy, died at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, Sunday, Aug. 3, 2003.
LeRoy was born in Jupiter Township, Kittson County, Minnesota on June 9, 1932, the son of Elmer and Inga (Nessa) Turn. he grew up on the family farm and attended country school in Jupiter Township.
He entered the U.S. Army in 1953 and served in Korea.
On Sept. 15, 1956, he married Kay Dagen at the St. Petri Lutheran Church near Stephen, Minnesota. They settled on the family farm in Jupiter Township and have resided there to the present time.
In addition to farming, LeRoy also worked at American Crystal Sugar Company, Drayton, for 28 years. He was a member of the Evangelical Mission Covenant Church in Kennedy and was also a member of the Halma-Lake Bronson American Legion Post.
Family members include his wife, Kay; four sons, Doug of Kennedy; Rick and his friend Pat of Bemidji; Jonathon (Tina), Kennedy and Jason, also Kennedy; a daughter, Lisa (Dave) Spooner of Cloquet; six grandchildren, Steven, Michael, Tanner, Tyler, Alexis and Marlee; four sisters, Betty (Eddy) Wolff of Karlstad; Barb (Alvin) Oertwich of Fertile; Phyllis (Harvey) Pulkrabek of Angus; and Linda (Earl) Johnson of Warren; a brother-in-law, Wilford Dostal of Angus, and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Greg, and a sister, Kaye Dostal.
Funeral services were Thursday, Aug. 7, 10:30 a.m. in the Evangelical Mission Covenant Church, Kennedy.
Interment was in the Jupiter Mission Cemetery, rural Kennedy. Rev. Steve Thompson, presiding.
Pallbearers were Curtiss Wolff, Dean Wolff, Mark Oertwich, Wayne Oertwich, Tony Pulkrabek and Jim Dostal.
Adamson-Austin-Hughes Funeral Home, Hallock, was in charge of arrangements.