May 3, 1923 ~ May 10, 2001

Born in: North Adams, Massachusetts,
Resided in: Pueblo West, CO

Russell D. Turner, 78, passed away May 10, 2001. Survived by his wife, Evelyn C. Turner, of the family home in Pueblo West; daughters, Sandra (William P.) Turner Paul of New York City and Marcia (Gregory P.) Turner Sinner of Pewaukee, Wisconsin; sisters, Nancy (Robert) Sanctuary of Tucson, Arizona and Ann (Charles) Colson of Southwick, Mass.;as well as numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and friends. Born May 3, 1923, in North Adams, Mass. He retired as an engineering manager for the Miller Brewing Co. At his request, there will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Private inurnment will be held at the Ecumenical Church Columbarium. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 15, 2001, at the Ecumenical Church of Pueblo West, 434 S. Conquistador, with Reverend Ray Lincoln officiating. The family respectfully requests the omission of flowers. Those who desire may make memorials to the church memorial fund in his memory.

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  1. I well remember Russ’ engaging
    personality and disarming
    smile which immediately put
    me at ease in his presence.
    I was not fortunate to be
    able to socialize with him,
    but If I could chose a
    friend or neighbor in my
    lifetime I would hope that
    he would be just like Russ
    Turner. My wife, Elaine,
    and I are saddened by his
    recent death , but knowing
    that we will one day meet
    againe brings me great joy
    and peace. Our sincere
    condolensces to all of the
    Turner family. And to you,
    Evelyn, Sandy and Marsha,
    may the peace of the Lord be
    with you always.

    May God comfort you in your
    time of sadness.

    David Harold and Elaine
    Sinner.

  2. Russell was so very special! I learned so much by getting to know him and having the PRIVILEGE of working with him. He was such a diligent worker who never gave up, even when faced with the most frustrating tasks! His warmth and caring just radiated from his person. Russ and Evie together made an unbeatable team, and taught me what partnership in a marriage should be all about.
    Heartfelt sympathies to Evie, and his daughters, Marcia and Sandy, and to his extended family. You remain in my thoughts and prayers.
    Sincerely,
    Kassy Kleymann

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