TURNER, HARRY BENJAMIN, 97, of Perrysburg, OH, passed away on Friday, December 21, 2012 at Kingston in Perrysburg.
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He was born on March 25, 1915 in Perrysburg to Harry and Irene S. (Beach) Turner. He married Margaret Leah Goeke on August 23, 1939 in Perrysburg.
He is preceded in death by his loving wife, Margaret L. Turner on March 18, 2012; his parents; and sister, Doris Harper.
He was a 1937 graduate of the Ohio State University College of Engineering. He worked as an engineer for many years before retiring in 1985 from General Electric. He was a member of the Masonic Organization for over 50 years.
He is survived by his nephews, Dr. Michael (Janet) Harper and Richard (Sylvia) Goeke.
Friends will be received Thursday, December 27, 2012 after 9:30 a.m. at the Witzler-Shank Funeral Home, 222 E.S. Boundary St., Perrysburg, OH, 419-874-3133, where funeral services will be held following the visitation at 11 a.m. with Pastor Ann Marshall, officiating. Burial will follow at Fort Meigs Union Cemetery.
Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider St. John Lutheran Church, 901 Breckenbridge Lane, Louisville, KY, 40207 or Zoar Lutheran Church, 314 E. Indiana Ave., Perrysburg, OH, 43551.
The family would like to thank the staff of Kingston of Perrysburg and Hospice of Northwest Ohio for their care and compassion. Condolences may be made to the family at www.witzlershankfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Courier-Journal on Dec. 26, 2012