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Gernith "Harry" Harold Turner

April 9, 1955 ~ November 14, 2019 (age 64)


Gernith Harold “Harry” Turner, age 64 of Stillwell, Indiana passed away Thursday, November 14, 2019 at LaPorte Hospital following a brief illness.  Harry was born April 9, 1955 in Canoe, Kentucky to the late Lewis and Elizabeth (Stamper) Turner. 

 Surviving are his sons Lewis (Stephanie) Turner of Mill Creek, Indiana, and Tim Turner of Garnett, Kansas.  Also surviving are his siblings Emma (Norm) Swedersky of Stillwell, Indiana and Jimmy Turner of LaPorte, Indiana.  Harry is also survived by his grandchildren Joshua Breanna) Shank, Taylor Shank, Patience Turner, Israel and Arizona Turner and his great grandchildren Jayce and Wyatt Shank. Also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews.    He was preceded in death by his siblings Beatrice (Greg Sr.)  Bowmar, Ray Tuner and Lily Turner, a nephew Nathan Corby Turner and his grandson Zachary Turner. 

Harry was employed for many years in the construction for many years until his retirement.  He worked at AirSweep in Laporte for many years.  In his spare time, he enjoyed fishing, spending time outdoors, watching movies and teaching his son Lewis to work on cars and houses.  He also loved spending time with his grandchildren.  

 In celebration of Harry’s life, a memorial dinner will be held from 1:00 – 5:00 pm CST on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at the American Legion Post 434, Kinsford Heights, Indiana.  Cruz Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Osceola, Indiana is assisting with final arrangements. 

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