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James E. Turner "jim"


On  Wednesday, February 13, 2019, James E. Turner,  faithful husband, father, grandfather, brother and  uncle,                                         passed away unexpectedly  at the age of 75. 

Jim  will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 50 years, Kathleen (Karrer)  and his children Dan (Amber Turner), Mary (Tim Toepel), Elizabeth (Dale  Kandziora), and Jill (Chad Gorectke). He was preceded in death by his  sister, Judy Freeman and his youngest son Jimmy. He will always be  remembered by his brother Lt. Col. (Ret.) Jerold E. Turner of Phoenix,  AZ, 12 grandchildren, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. 

Jim  was born to Elinor and Lt. Col. U.S. Army Earl Turner on September 8,  1943. He graduated from the University of Missouri and started his  teaching career at Hopkins Street School in Milwaukee in 1967, where he  met his wife Kathleen. Throughout his entire 35-year career he taught  within the Milwaukee Public School System, retiring in 2006. He loved  teaching and he loved kids. Jim was an active member of St. Charles  serving as an usher. After retirement he spent his summers at Silver  Spring Golf Club as a senior league coordinator. He was actively  involved with his children’s activities and followed his grandchildren’s  events closely. He loved his family, golf and traveling to foreign  countries.

Visitation  will be held on Monday February 18, 2019 at St. Charles Catholic  Church, Hartland from 9:30 until a Memorial Mass at 11:00 AM followed by  a luncheon. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Special Olympics or  American Heart Association.