The Lusk Herald
April 10, 1975
Lee Turner dies Service to be This Thursday
Funeral service will be held this Thursday at 2:00 p.m. for Lee Turner.
The service which was to be held Tuesday was postponed because of the storm
Mr. Turner, 79, died Friday at St. Mary Hospital in Scottsbluff.
He had been flown during the storm last week from the Clarence West Ranch near Van Tassell by a Nebraska National Guard helicopter to Scottsbluff.
The Rev. Frank M. Blish of the First Congregational Church will officiate at the service with Mrs. A. F. DeCastro organist playing the prelude and postlude. She will also accompany Mrs. Hobart Cockreham who will sing "Beyond the Sunset" and "The Old Rugged Cross".
Casket bearers will be John Hammond, Otto York, Lloyd Adams, Bob Zerbe, William Immesoete and Dale Miller. Interment will be in the Lusk Cemetery.
Lee A. Turner, son of John and Jane Turner, was born December 19, 1895, in Carroll County, Mo., one of three children. He received his education around Hale, Mo.
He worked on railroads in Missouri for awhile and then moved to the Nebraska and Wyoming area to do some ranching and later worked for the railroad in Nebraska.
He was married to Faye Adams. They were the parents of two sons.
Survivors include a son Nelson Lee Turner, Edgerton, Kan.; a sister Mrs. Elsie West, Van Tassell, five grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren.
A son John H. Turner, a sister Ethel Seegrist and one grandson John H. Turner Jr., who was killed in Vietnam, died previously.
Ruby Elizabeth Brott (April 26, 1924 - March 28, 2010)John Hial Hammond (September 15, 1920 - July 5, 1982)Mary Elenora Robertson (January 30, 1919 - February 5, 2005)Ethel May Seegrist (December 2, 1899 - April 8, 1973)Winford Valentine Seegrist (July 29, 1884 - June 19, 1954)John Turner (June 7, 1870 - January 9, 1944)Clarence Marion West (February 5, 1916 - February 16, 1988)Elsie Bell West (September 5, 1893 - March 10, 1983)John Roy West (May 15, 1920 - November 8, 1978)Victor Clarence West (March 30, 1888 - June 25, 1968)
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