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Thomas Turner

Thomas Turner

Born In: Kyle
Born: October 8th, 1923

Passed on: November 5th, 2012

TURNER: Thomas Archdale Turner, 89 years old, of Swift Current, SK, passed away November 5, 2012 at the Cypress Regional Hospital, Swift Current, SK. The funeral service was held at 2:00 P.M., Saturday, November 10, 2012, from St. Stephen's Anglican Church with Rev. Wayne Andrie and Reverend Jonathan Hoskin officiating. The organist for the service was Janet Neubauer and the soloist was Jillaine Andrie. The Eulogy was presented by Danae Andrie and a tribute prepared by his children was read by Davin Andrie. The Pallbearers were: Dale Turner, Brian Turner, Wayne Turner, Kyle Turner, Ash Turner and Davin Andrie. The interment service was held at Memory Gardens Cemetery, Swift Current, SK. Tom is survived by his wife: Doris Turner (nee Johnson);of Swift Current sons; Dale Turner, Swift Current, SK, Brian Turner, Kyle, SK, Wayne Turner, Saskatoon, SK; daughter: Debbie (Wayne) Andrie, Saskatoon, SK, grandchildren: Jillaine, Danae and Davin Andrie, Saskatoon, SK, Kyle Turner, Kyle, SK. (girlfriend: Jill Weedon) and Ash (Kelly) Turner, Swift Current, SK; Great grandchildren, Kennedy and Gray Turner, Swift Current, sister: Ada (Bill) Stepple, Kyle, SK. several nieces and nephews; and his faithful dog, Roxy. He was predeceased by his parents: father Herbert Turner (1955), mother Elizabeth Turner (nee Middleton)(1984), and a sister, Annie Frost (2010). Tom was born on the farm at Kyle, SK, October 8, 1923. He attended the Peronne Country School in the district and was united in marriage to Doris Johnson from Leinan, SK on January 3, 1952. Tom was involved in farming from the age of 15 until he retired at age 84 years. He was manager of several of his sons' hockey teams, sold 50/50 tickets for the Kyle Elks Senior Hockey team for many years and assisted the Swift Current Old Time Fiddlers for several years. He loved farming, was especially kind to animals and was always eager to help a neighbor. Tom was very devoted to his wife, children and grandchildren. He loved the history of the prairies. Tom was an avid hockey fan. He never missed "Hockey Night In Canada". He played a mean game of Norwegian Wist, was an unbeatable cribbage player, and loved to tease everybody he met and make them smile. Memorial donations in his memory may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, or to the Swift Current S.P.C.A. Warren's Funeral Home were entrusted with the arrangements. For further information call 1-800-672-6606 or 1-306- 773-8831 or visit our website at www.warrensfuneralhome.com and express your sympathy to family members in our book of condolences.

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