Funeral services for Martha Anna Turner, 87, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Trinity Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Dr. Gary W. Teske officiating. Interment will follow at Oakwood Cemetery, Baldwin City.
Mrs. Turner died Monday, Jan. 24, 2011, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
She was born Nov. 8, 1923, in Regensburg, Germany, the daughter of Ewald and Martha Anna Kirschner Heegaar. She graduated from high school in Germany.
Mrs. Turner worked in production at Hallmark Cards for over 20 years, retiring in 1988. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, and was a cub scout den mother. She enjoyed snow skiing and swimming, and won several awards while in Germany, and was very artistic and athletic. She was a seamstress, and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and cats.
She married Glenn I. Turner on Oct. 23, 1953, in Ottawa. He preceded her in death in July, 1977. She was also preceded in death by her parents, a son, Glenn I. Turner Jr., and a brother, Heinrich Heegaar.
Survivors include a son, Charles G. Turner II and wife Sonya, Carson City, Nev.; a daughter, Inge M. Housworth and husband Ernest, Lawrence; a sister, Elle Schenk, Regensburg, Germany; and three grandchildren, Elizabeth Anne Turner, Charles Guy Turner III, and Katherine Elaine Turner.
Friends may call from noon to 8 p.m. Wednesday, and from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.
The family suggests memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society, or the American Diabetes Association, in care of the funeral home, 601 Ind., Lawrence, KS, 66044.