Henry (Hank) P. Turcotte Dewitt Henry (Hank) P. Turcotte, age 83, passed into eternal presence with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on June 20, 2013. Hank was born on July 2, 1929 to Collin and Christine (Jeanotte) Turcotte in Rolla, North Dakota and moved to Michigan when he was 11. He served 3 years in the Air Force and was a Korean War Veteran. He married Lurenea Cornell in Lansing, Michigan in May of 1958 and they recently celebrated 55 years of marriage. He and Lurenea built a home together in Dewitt where they lived for 53 years. He was a lifetime member of VFW 701 and was a proud member of Teamsters Local 580 for 33 years before retiring in 1986. He was instrumental in starting the first Cub Scout Pack 515 in Riley Township. He is survived by his loving wife Lurenea, daughter: Renee-Laura (Eric) Hoekstra, and sons: Patrick (Debbie) Turcotte, Steve (Uta) Turcotte, Glenn (Wanda) Turcotte, and Gene (Karen) Turcotte. He is also survived by 15 grandchildren, 4 great-grand children with 1 on the way. He was preceded in death by his parents, 5 brothers and 3 sisters. He is also survived by 4 sisters. Funeral will be held at Trinity Church, 3355 Dunkle St., Lansing, Michigan at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 27, 2013 with a visitation from 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the Turcotte family residence to be used according to the wishes of the family. Condolences may be offered to the family online at: www.PurseFuneralHome.com.
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Published in Lansing State Journal on June 26, 2013