James "Jim" Turk
1935 - 2021
James "Jim" Turk
Born: February 2, 1935
Died: April 22, 2021
James "Jim" Turk, age 86, of Maple Park, passed away in the early morning hours of Thursday, April 22, 2021, and now claims the promise of his Savior.
He was born February 2, 1935 in Sycamore, the youngest of ten children and the only one to be born at the local hospital. Jim was presented to his brothers and sisters by his loving parents, Henry and Marie (Stevens) Turk.
He is survived by his loving wife Marlene; three sons: Nick (Elizabeth) Turk, Rod (Karyn) Turk and Chris (Kathleen) Turk; 7 grandchildren: Erich (Noel), Alex and Joe Turk; Nate and Mitch Turk; Sedona and Selah Turk; one great-grandchild, Luke Turk; many nieces, nephews and a family of life long friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Marie Turk: nine siblings: Henry Turk, Marion Budde, Edwin Turk, William Turk, Eugene Turk in infancy, John "Jack" Turk, Jean Heyob, Rose Neisendorf and Sue White.
Visitation will be Sunday, April 25, at the S.S. Peter and Paul Parish Center, Virgil, IL, from 3-7p.m. A Mass to celebrate his faith will follow on Monday, April 26, at S.S. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Virgil, at 11 a.m. Fr. Ariel Valencia, pastor of the church, will officiate with interment to follow at Ohio Grove Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in Jim's name to benefit his favorite charities. Checks may be made to the "James N. Turk Memorial" and mailed in care of P.O. Box 66, Elburn, 60119. Tributes may also be forwarded to the same address, the Conley Funeral Home Facebook Page, or at www.conleycare.com.
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Published by Kane County Chronicle from Apr. 22 to Apr. 29, 2021.
3:00p.m. - 7:00p.m.
S.S. Peter and Paul Parish Center
, Virgil, Illinois
Funeral Mass
S.S. Peter & Paul Catholic Church
, Virgil, Illinois
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The community will miss a VERY Special man. He will always be in my memories forever. Hoping and praying for the boys and their families during this difficult time. I was there milkman at the store in the. 70:s and 80's.
Jerry Hansen
April 27, 2021
Marlene and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Jim was such a loving person. I have many memories of him as I was growing up. My thoughts and prayers are eith yoy.
Mary-Sue Turk Bowman
April 26, 2021
Know you are in our hearts and prayers. Jim was one of the kindest men we knew.
Tom & Maryann Keifer
April 23, 2021
Deepest and sincere condolences to Marlene, Nick, Rodney, Chris,and entire Turk Family. Rest in Peace Jim.
Bruce Lindell
April 23, 2021
Our deepest sympathy. Hopefully he and Bud are well into their 3rd game of pitch. I'm sure all the walleye in heaven are a little nervous. We will not be attending due to covid concerns.
Rob & Ginger Turk
April 23, 2021
Our thoughts are today with Marlene and the family. We will miss you here on earth but know your truly well and happy now. We honor you for your service Jim and for the humor, love, and friendship you gave to everyone! Our lives are better because of you. RIP
Linda & David Stevens
April 23, 2021
Marlene and family, my deepest sympathy! I have such fond memories of Jim. May you be comforted by your memories!
Mary Lynn Pasteur
April 23, 2021
Will always miss and love you
Charles & Diane Budde
April 22, 2021