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Dorothy Agnes Turnquist

June 23, 1930 ~ January 10, 2023 (age 92) 92 Years Old

Dorothy Turnquist Obituary

Dorothy Agnes Turnquist, age 92, of Sioux Rapids, Iowa died January 10, 2023 at the Pleasant View Home in Albert City, Iowa.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, January 14, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. at the First United Church in Sioux Rapids, Iowa. Burial will follow in the Lone Tree Cemetery. Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service at the CHURCH. The Sliefert Funeral Home in Sioux Rapids is in charge of arrangements.

Dorothy was born on June 23, 1930 to Raymond Sr. and Agnes (Jondle) Sheker in Fort Dodge, Iowa. She attended school in Fort Dodge, graduating in 1948.

Dorothy was united in marriage to Lyle M. Turnquist on April 5, 1965 in Jackson, Minnesota. Dorothy and Lyle enjoyed a lifetime of farming together. After Lyle passed away, Dorothy continued living on the farm.

Dorothy loved playing cards, Bingo, going to casinos, bowling, and spending time with friends and family. Dorothy loved company and always had a joke or witty saying to catch you off guard. She will be greatly missed by all those who loved and knew her.

Dorothy is survived by her niece, Barbara Smart of Branson, Missouri; nephew: Randy (Cindi) Sheker of Otho, Iowa; niece: Sharon Unruh of Painesville, Ohio; great niece: Cathy (Doug) Lange of Newell, Iowa; great nephews: Barry Jr. (Charlotte) Copp of Newell, Iowa; Chad (Heather) Copp of Newell, Iowa; and many other loving friends and family.

She is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Lyle Turnquist in 2003; parents: Raymond and Agnes Sheker; brother: Raymond “Bud” Sheker Jr.; sister: Doris Rykhus; and niece: Cheryl Copp.

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January 14, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
First United Church (Sioux Rapids, Iowa)

Funeral Service
January 14, 2023

11:00 AM
First United Church (Sioux Rapids, Iowa)


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