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John E. Turner

July 30, 1936 July 7, 2018
John E. Turner
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John E. Turner
Of Buffalo Grove

John E. Turner was born on July 30, 1936 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa to Ernest and Louise (nee Skvor) Turner. He died Saturday, July 7, 2018 at home in Buffalo Grove, surrounded by his family.

John attended Grinnell College and after completing his service in the Army, attended Coe College in Cedar Rapids, where he graduated in 1966 with a degree in Economics.

John’s interests were photography, astronomy, classical music and nature.

John is survived by his wife of 56 years Lydie (nee Picard) and his daughter, Valerie Turner Kozlov.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

John will be interred at Hazelwood Cemetery in Grinnell Iowa, with his parents.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to The American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK., 73123-1718, or <>.

Funeral Information and condolences can be given at or (847) 253-0168.


Event Information

Services are private.

Cemetery Details


Hazelwood Cemetery Final Resting Place

120 1st Avenue W
Grinnell, Iowa 50112

120 1st Avenue W Grinnell 50112 Iowa
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Cancer Society

P.O. Box 22718
Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718

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