September 18, 1985 ~ January 3, 2017

Born in: Pueblo, CO,
Resided in: Pueblo, CO

Jason A. Turner, 31, passed away Jan. 3, 2017 in Pueblo, Colorado. Survived by parents Duane and Debra (Goebel) Turner; Siblings Carl H. Turner and Sara (Matthew) Breckenridge; Grandparents, Beatrice Turner and Jane (Charles) LaMere, of Pueblo; Aunts and Uncles, Cindy (James) Kramer of Pueblo, Desiree (Karl) Krieger of Texas and Vernon (Cindy) Goebel of Texas; Niece and Nephews, Melissa, Austin and Gunner Breckenridge, all of Pueblo; As well as numerous cousins. Preceded in death by his Grandfathers Paul H. Turner Jr. and Vernon H. Goebel as well as his Uncle, Carl E. Turner. Jason was born to Debra and Duane Turner on Sept. 18, 1985, in Pueblo. Jason was an avid outdoorsman who always had a passion for the mountains and the protection and conservation of wildlife. Jason attended Colorado State University-Pueblo where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology as well as a Master of Science degree in Environmental Toxicology. Upon graduation, Jason worked for the USDA as a SCEP-Biologist and moved on to a position at CSU-Pueblo as the Director of Environmental Health and Safety. Jason also taught high school science for a short time with School District 60. Jason was involved with the Pueblo County Sheriff's ESB dive team and volunteered at the Raptor Center in Pueblo since the age of 13. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, River of Grace Church, 84 S. Masters Dr., Pueblo West. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers, memorial contributions can be made in Jason's name at Minnequa Works Credit Union 1549 E Abriendo Ave, Pueblo, CO 81004. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com.

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  1. Much love and prayers are being sent. May Jason rest in peace and enjoy the time with those who went before him. God Bless all of you. May you feel him smiling down on you all.

  2. We are so sad to hear about the loss of Jason. It is a great tragedy to lose your brother, son, uncle, co-worker & friend. Sometime’s it is easy to forget how importantly we are intertwined in all the lives around us & our many roles in life. May he have peace, health & happiness in the loving arms of our Lord in heaven & be an angel above for all those whose life he touched in small & great ways.

  3. Deepest sympathy to the family. I had the privilege of working with Jason and will always remember his kind spirit – will be keeping you all in my prayers.

  4. Jason I will miss you so very much. You helped me in so many ways especially in being able to talk together in length about dealing with MS since we shared it. Being able to connect with you and your understanding and experience helped me a great deal. It was an honor to work with you at the raptor center and share our love of all kinds of different animals. Thank you for all that you taught me as well. May you rest in peace and your family and friends are all in my prayers. You were and always will be an inspiration in my life. Thank you again, I will miss you, sent with deep heartfelt love.

  5. I’m so sorry to hear about Mr.Turner I was one of his students at Paragon he was a nice and funny person he’d always make me laugh and when ever I would walk into his room he’d just light up my day. I’m really gonna miss Mr. Turner and the smile he always had on his face. My thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time.

  6. It has been my greatest pleasure to watch Jason grow into a fine young man. I will miss him dearly. Please know that you are all in my thoughts during this difficult time.

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