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Bluffdale, UT-Joan P. Turner, 71 returned home to her Heavenly Father surrounded by her family on July 6, 2012. Joan was born on March 26, 1941 in Murray Utah to Roy C. Petersen and Vera Kersher Petersen. she grew up in Riverton, Utah on her father's farm along with her 2 brothers and 3 sisters. Later married J. Russell Turner on June 26, 1959, and was sealed for time and all eternity in the Salt Lake Temple. They are the parents of four children, 12 grandchildren and 1 great grandson. Joan worked for Jordan School District for 30 years. She was an active member of the LDS church and served in many callings, all of which she loved and served faithfully. Her greatest joy in life was her family. She enjoyed attending the sports, dances and school events of her children and grandchildren.
She is survived by her sweetheart of 53 years Russ, her children, Sharlene (Mark) Bell, Jim, Mike (Jilynn), Mindy (Brad) Kopelson, grandchildren and great grandson, siblings Carol (Sherrill) Schouten, Susan (Gene) Candalot, Rodney (Sheila) Petersen and Nancy Reese. Preceded in death by her parents, brother Craig, and granddaughter Kiley Turner.
Services will be held Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at 11:00 am at the Bluffdale Chapel, 1700 W 14400 S, Bluffdale. A viewing will be Monday evening from 6-8 pm at Broomhead Funeral Home, 12600 S. 2200 W. Riverton and 1 hour prior to the services at the church. Interment will be at the Bluffdale Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please donate to Huntsman Cancer Center. www.broomheadfuneralhome.com.
Published in Salt Lake Tribune on July 8, 2012