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Obituary: Turner, Patricia M.

Thu., Sept. 6, 2012

TURNER, Patricia M.

Patricia Machelle Turner, 53, died September 1, 2012, with her family by her side at Kootenai Medical Center in Coeur d’Alene, ID.

A Funeral Service will be held Friday, September 7, at the Spokane Valley Stake Center, 21022 E. Wellesley, Otis Orchards, WA.

Viewing at 9:00am and service at 10:00am.

Patty was born October 21, 1958, in Sacramento, CA to Eric and Rose Dukes.

She graduated from Decatur High School in 1977.

While silk-screening ribbons for an upcoming cross country meet, she met Chet Turner who came to assist her.

They dated and later were married on December 31, 1976.

She was a military wife to Chet during four years of U.S. Army military service and raised two children and pregnant with a third while Chet attended BYU through to graduation.

Their family grew to a total of four children.

Patty was a homemaker while her husband, Chet, is an Electrical Engineer.

She was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

Her interests included family, crafting, sewing and was a very avid reader.
Patty is survived by her son, Chester David Turner; three daughters and their spouses, Debra Machelle Briggs and Tyson Briggs, Amber Leann Keith and Greg Keith, and Starla Marie Turner; sisters, Kristine Dukes and Susan Patterson; brothers, Eric and Kirk Dukes; mother, Rose Fowler; and seven grandsons, Gabriel and Ashton Briggs; Jordan, Jeremiah and Jacob Hill, Travis Keith; and Kyran Turner; and a granddaughter, Morgan Keith.
YATES FUNERAL HOME has been entrusted with the care of final arrangements.

Please visit Patty’s online memorial at and sign her guest book.


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