CLINTON — Ruth C. Turner, 83, of Clinton, died Monday, March 2, 2009, at Mercy Living Center North, Clinton, IA.

There will be no visitation or funeral services. The Fulton Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Cremation rites have been accorded. Interment of cremated remains will be in the Fulton Township Cemetery, Fulton, IL.

She was born October 23, 1925, in Beloit, WI, to John and Josephine A. (Heeney) Chase. She married David E. Turner on February 20, 1943, in Clinton, IA. He died February 3, 1989.

She was a member of Church of the Open Door, Clinton, IA.

Survivors include one daughter, Dawn E. Turner of Fulton, IL; one grandson, David L. Santos of Vista, CA; two sisters, Joyce Halverson of Clinton, IA, and Betty Brown of Clinton, IA.

She was preceded in death by her husband, David; one son, Michael Turner; one sister, Donna Mae Tichler; and one brother, John, in infancy

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Death date: March 2, 2009