|Albert A. Turner|
|Date Of Birth:||02/27/1935|
|Date Of Death:||12/28/2011|
|Service Date:||Funeral service at 11:00 am on Tuesday, January 3, 2012 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Secor. Visitation from 4-7 pm on Monday at Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in El Paso and one hour before the service at the church.|
Albert A. Turner
Turner, 76, of Secor, IL passed away at 9:00 am on Wednesday,
December 28, 2011 at his residence.
He was born on February 27, 1935 in
El Paso, IL a son of Porter and Lillie Rarick Turner. He married
Ferne Stine on July 3, 1955 in Secor, IL. She passed away on April
Surviving are two sons, Rick (Julie)
Turner of Bloomington, IL; Tony (Jamie) Turner of Normal, IL; two
daughters, Laurie (Alan) Funk of Moro, IL; Kelly Turner of Secor,
IL; seven grandchildren, Justin Turner, Heather Schar, Jacob Funk,
Nikki Kearfott, Blaine Stalter, Lauren Ewert, and Travis Ewert and
ten great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his
parents, three brothers, and one sister.
He volunteered for the Secor Fire
Department for 46 years, was Mayor of Secor for 25 years, and was a
lifetime member of St. John's Lutheran Church where he served as
treasurer for 46 years.
He enjoyed playing fast pitch
softball and was a licensed umpire for IHSA in baseball. He also
managed a Softball League, Little League, and Pony League.
Funeral services will be held at
11:00 am on Tuesday, January 3, 2012 at St. John's Lutheran Church
in Secor. Pastor Scott Adle will officiate. Visitation will be held
on Monday evening from 4-7 pm at Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in El
Paso and from 10-11 am before the service at the church on Tuesday.
Burial will be in Secor Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made
to any Local Food Pantry or a charity of the donor's choice. Online
condolences may be sent to the family at