|Date Of Birth:||November 17, 1919|
|Date Of Death:||July 14, 2012|
|Service Date:||Visitation will be from 9-11:00 AM, followed by the funeral at 11:00 AM on Wednesday July 18, 2012 at St. Paul's United Church of Christ in Minonk. Burial will be in the Minonk Township Cemetery.|
Minonk- Norma M. Turner, 92, of Minonk, passed away at 9:45 a.m.
on Saturday July 14, 2012 at the Good Samaritan Home in
She was born on November 17, 1919 in rural Flanagan to Clifford
and Almina Von Behren Kalkwarf. She married William B. Turner at
St. Paul's United Church of Christ in Minonk on June 3, 1939. He
passed away on January 15, 1971. She later was married to John
Barth from 1982-1986.
Surviving is one son, Terry (Joanie) Turner; one daughter, Myrna
Havener; one son-in-law, Tom (Janice) Evans; her grandchildren,
Darren (Teri) Evans, Eric (Dawn) Evans, Stephanie(Dan) Myers, Kirk
Havener, Tony (Katie) Turner, and Mandy (Andy) Champion; sister,
Marilyn (John) Asper; 11 great grandchildren and 3 great-great
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter Pam
(Tom) Evans and sisters Darlene (Carl) Handley.
Visitation will be from 9-11:00 AM, followed by the funeral at
11:00 AM on Wednesday July 18, 2012 at St. Paul's United Church of
Christ in Minonk. Burial will be in the Minonk Township Cemetery.
Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Minonk is in charge of the
arrangements. Memorials may be made to the Midwest Food Bank in
Bloomington or the Good Samaritan Home in Flanagan. Online
condolences may be set the to the family at
Norma kept very busy during her 92 years. When her children were
young she sold Avon, worked at the Minonk Nursing Home and served
as a Brownie leader as well as Cub Scout leader.
She later worked as a secretary at Reilly Law Office, St. Paul's
United Church of Christ, Minonk Grade School and the Minonk
She belonged to St. Paul's Willing Workers, St. Paul's Woman's
Guild, Bible Study Fellowship at Eastview Church, and the Woodford
County Home Extension. She volunteered at Heritage Manor in Minonk
and delivered Meals on Wheels.
She enjoyed numerous home bible study groups, golfing and
playing cards and board games with her friends.
Norma chose to share her love for Jesus with many people, in
fact the Lord came first in her life, followed by family and
She will be missed by her family and many friends, but we all
know that she is now in heaven with her Lord and Savior.