Albert Turkovich

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Turkovich, Albert A.



Albert A. Turkovich passed away Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at the age of 88. He was born September 28, 1928 in Shinnston, West Virginia the son of Michael and Mary (Riska) Turkovich. Albert served his country as a career soldier in the U.S. Army. He was awarded the Bronze Star and was a member of an expert rifle team for many years. Albert served in WWII, Korea and Vietnam and retired from the Army with the rank of Major. He was a member of VFW Post # 5890 and American Legion Post # 118 both in Rio Rancho, NM. He loved fishing, hunting, photography, good food, and a bargain! Albert also enjoyed traveling and made several trips to Europe to visit relatives and friends.

Surviving are three sons, Albert Jr., Donald and Mark; twelve grandchildren and eight great grandchildren; three sisters and one brother.

He was preceded in death by three brothers.

Local funeral services were held 12:00 noon Saturday, April 8, 2017 at Keck-Coleman Funeral Home, St. Johns with Pastor Andy Croel officiating. Albert will then return to Shinnston, West Virginia for services and burial there. Local Military Honors will be provided by the St. Johns Honor Guard. The family suggests memorials may be made to the donor's local VFW.

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Keck-Coleman Funeral Home
1500 Waterford Pkwy.
St. Johns, MI 48879
(989) 224-4422
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Published in Albuquerque Journal on Apr. 8, 2017