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John Edward Turk

September 26, 1946 ~ March 4, 2021 (age 74)


John Edward Turk of Lake Vermilion, Tower passed away surrounded by family at Abbott Heart Hospital on March 4, 2021.

John was born September 26, 1946 in Hibbing, Minn. to Henry and Elaine (Deger) Turk.  He was joined in marriage to his best friend, Sally Trenti, at their home on September 17, 2011.

John was the ultimate outdoors man, he enjoyed fishing all year round and hunting (rifle, bow, and muzzle loader).  He also travelled out west and to Alaska to pursue his dream hunts.

John’s selfless dedication to help others recover their lives, his compassion, and love for family and friends will truly be missed.

John is survived by his wife, Sally; his children Jena Jamison, Stefanie O’Neil, Dustin Turk (Sarah), Jameson Turk, and Brandon Turk (Stacy), bonus children Rebecca Kimbell (Michael) and Dan Frosaker (Stephanie); grandchildren Dylan Jamison, Sydney Jamison, Jackson Turk, Alayna Turk, Henry Turk and Henley O’Neil; bonus grandchildren Mason Kimbell and Owen and Noah Frosaker, and great-grandchild Delilah; sister Jean Johnson (Ron); niece Terra Boldt and nephew Jason Boldt.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Elaine.

A Celebration of Life will take place June 26 at Fortune Bay Casino for anyone wishing to share the love and life of a truly great man.

There is no greater honor than to be remembered as kindness, as love, as the light in other’s time of darkness.

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Celebration of Life
June 26, 2021

11:00 AM
Fortune Bay Resort
1430 Bois Forte Rd
Tower, MN 55790
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