Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Michael Turner

   Michael D. Turner, 44, of Farwell passed away suddenly Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2007 in Clare.

   Michael was born the son of David and Laura (Smith) Turner on Sept. 3, 1963 in Owosso.

   He was united in marriage to Theresa Hopkins on June 25, 1988 in Owosso.

   Michael had lived in Farwell for the past four years, having previously lived in Harrison, Mt. Pleasant and Owosso. Michael had worked in the Gladwin County Soil Conservation Office for 10 years, most recently as a watershed technician.

   He was a member of Trout Unlimited, Ducks Unlimited, Pheasants Forever, CREP and the NRA. Michael also was active in the White Birch Association and in his youth had been active in FFA. Michael enjoyed pike fishing, flower gardening and rock collecting.

   Michael is survived by his wife, Theresa; two sons, Trent and Zeon of Farwell; his father, David Turner of Laingsburg; one brother, Mark (Barbara) Turner of Brethren; his father and mother-in-law, David and Betty Hopkins of Owosso; and numerous other family and friends. Michael was recently predeceased by his mother.

   Services were Monday, Nov. 19, 2007 the Farwell Chapel of Stephenson-Wyman Funeral Home with Pastor Douglas Blackwell officiating. Burial was also on Monday at the Putnam Cemetery in Laingsburg.

   Memorials may be made towards a college fund being established for his sons. View an online guestbook at

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Putnam Cemetery, Laingsburg, MI
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
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September 2009
Bob Frei
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