The Van Wert County Courthouse

Saturday, Jun. 22, 2024

Donald E. Turner

Donald E. Turner, 87, of Van Wert, died at 6:03 p.m. Monday, July 30, 2012, at Van Wert County Hospital in Van Wert.

He was born May 3, 1925, in Convoy, the son of the late Glenn M. and Hazel Lorraine (Wilkin) Turner. On August 25, 1946, he married Phyllis A. (Wiseman) Turner, who survives.

Other survivors include five children, David M. (Claudia) Turner of Winona Lake, Ind., Marlene S. (David) Jerome of Grove City, Rosemary (John) Good of Bluffton, Lyle (Miriam) Turner of Mountain Top, Pa., and Glenn E. (Chris) Turner of Van Wert; 15 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; a sister, Donna (Gene) Helm of Fort Wayne, Ind.; and a brother-in-law, James Wiseman of Van Wert.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, August 2, at Cowan & Son Funeral Home Funeral Home in Van Wert, with Pastor Tommy Sanderfer officiating. Burial will be in IOOF Cemetery in Convoy.

Calling hours are from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, August 1, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials: Gideons International or Van Wert Victory Church.

POSTED: 07/31/12 at 11:38 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries