Lonzo Lawson TURNER

Turner, Lonzo Lawson

We announce with sadness the passing of Lonzo Lawson Turner, on September 6, 2007, at Nanaimo General Hospital.

Lonzo Lawson Turner was born August 25, 1927 on the family farm near Morse, ?Saskatchewan. He was the youngest and last surviving of ten children born to Carl Turner and Alma MacDonald.

As a young man, he moved to Dawson Creek where he met his future wife, Jean Cosens. They were married there in 1949. They farmed at Arras and Lonzo worked as a truck driver and heavy duty mechanic. In 1969, they moved to Sicamous and Lonzo went to work as a mechanic at the Mica and then Revelstoke dams. In 1973, they moved to Salmon Arm where they lived until 2003 when they ?resettled in Qualicum Beach. Always a quiet man, Lonzo loved his garden, his family and a good game of crib. Family and friends recently gathered to celebrate his 80th birthday.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Jean, four children, Lorraine (Mel) Sherlock of MacKenzie, Micheal (Linda) of French Creek, Gerard (Debbie) of Salmon Arm and Ramona (Dick) Horsfield of Qualicum Beach. Also surviving are seven grandchildren, Christine (Jason) Currie and Anne-Marie (Shayne) Lamber of Mackenzie, Liam, Brendan and Riley Turner of Salmon Arm, Patrick and Erica Horsfield of Qualicum Beach, and three great grandchildren, Chelsey Fleming, Courtenay Currie and Rychel Lamber of MacKenzie

Memorial donations may be made

to the Heart & Stroke Foundation