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Evelyn M. Turner

August 12, 1921 July 15, 2019
Evelyn M. Turner
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Obituary for Evelyn M. Turner

Trivoli- Evelyn Mathilda (Linden) Turner, age 97, passed away on Monday, July 15, 2019 at Farmington Country Manor.

Evelyn was born on August 12, 1921 in Decatur, IL, a daughter of Elmer G. and Wilhelmine E. (Lukrafka) Linden. She married Veldon “Bud” Eugene Turner, Sr., on September 2, 1945 in St. Charles, MO. He preceded her in death on August 25, 1974 in Peoria. She was also preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and one sister.

Evelyn is survived by two sons, Veldon (Marsha) Turner, Jr. of Trivoli and Gary (Linda) Turner of Chillicothe, four grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Evelyn was, for many years, a volunteer Foster Grandma at UnityPoint Methodist Day Care Center, helping to shape the lives of many. She was a lifelong member of the Lutheran faith, last attending the Trinity Lutheran Church of Peoria. Evelyn will always be remembered as “Best Grandma” and will be missed by all who knew her.

A Funeral Service will be at 2:00 PM on Friday, July 19, 2019 at Wright & Salmon Mortuary, with a one hour prior visitation. Pastor Mark Nelson will officiate and burial will follow at Lutheran Cemetery in Peoria, IL.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Midwest Affiliate.

Friends may sign the online guestbook or send condolences to www.wrightandsalmon.com

Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

19

Jul

1:00 PM 7/19/2019 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 7/19/2019 2:00:00 PM
Wright & Salmon Mortuary

2416 N. North Street
Peoria, IL 61604

Wright & Salmon Mortuary
2416 N. North Street Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Funeral Service

Friday

19

Jul

2:00 PM 7/19/2019 2:00:00 PM
Wright & Salmon Mortuary

2416 N. North Street
Peoria, IL 61604

Wright & Salmon Mortuary
2416 N. North Street Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Lutheran Cemetery Final Resting Place

914 S Pleasant
Peoria, IL 61604

914 S Pleasant Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Jude Midwest Affiliate

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