Gale I Turner  Wednesday January 22nd 2020

Gale I Turner Wednesday January 22nd 2020

Wednesday January 22nd 2020
Gale I. Turner, age 79, of Sterling, Kansas, died Wednesday, January 22, 2020, at Hutchinson Region Medical Hospital in Hutchinson, Kansas. He was born to Glenn and Thelma Turner on May 12, 1940, at Elkhart, Kansas. He was the second of three sons. Gale spent his childhood in Elkhart and graduated from Elkhart High School in 1958. He spent two years in Garden City Junior College before being inducted into the U.S. Army in 1963. He served at Fort Knox, Kentucky, before beginning an overseas tour of duty in South Korea. After the Army, he worked for Turner Truck Line, and farmed some. In 1966, he began working for Bankers Dispatch Corp. which later became Gelco Courier Corp. and then Pony Express Courier Corp. of America. In 1971, Gale married Carolyn Hayes, the daughter of Norman and Vera Hayes of St. John, Kansas. He met his bride while working as a Bank Courier Guard in St. John. To this union was born one daughter, Glenda Joyce Turner, on July 31, 1972, who currently lives in Sterling, Kansas. Gale worked as a Courier Guard for 42 years, retiring in 2007 due to health issues. Gale and his wife moved from Elkhart to Sterling in 2009, where they currently reside. He was a member of the United Methodist Church of Elkhart, and was an avid piano player. Survivors include his wife, Carolyn of the home; daughter, Glenda Turner of Sterling, Kansas; brother, Ronnie Lee Turner and wife, Sheryl, of Guymon, Oklahoma; and niece, Gina Turner. Gale is preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Marvin. Graveside service will be Monday, January 27, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. at the Elkhart Cemetery in Elkhart, Kansas, with Pastor Shella Choi officiating. Military rites will be conducted by Point Rock Post #3162. Family requests memorials be given to the United Methodist Church of Elkhart in care of Garnand Funeral Home, P.O. 854, Elkhart, Kansas 67950. Read Less Afficher cette page en : Français Traduire Désactiver pour : Anglais Options ▼

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