Pat A. Turner
AURORA, Colo. -- Pat A. Turner, 65, of Aurora, formerly Danbury, died Tuesday (Jan. 1, 2002) at the VA Medical Center in Denver, Colo.
He was born July 28, 1936, at Glendale, Ariz., to Cora and Ernest Turner. His younger years were spent in Oklahoma before the family moved to the San Luis Valley in southern Colorado. He attended school there.
He served in the U.S. Navy prior to his employment with Frontier Airlines from 1959 to 1986.
In 1972, he married Barbara Prokop at Las Vegas, Nev. In 1992 they retired to the Danbury area. He was a member of the American Legion Post No. 0276 in Danbury, the Eagles Aerie No. 2769 in McCook, and the Elks Lodge No. 2456 in Monte Vista, Colo.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara of Aurora; three daughters, Patricia Turner of Salida, Colo., Jacqueline Green of Sparks, Nev., and Jeanette Curtis of Cory, Colo.; one brother, Mike Turner of Windsor, Mo.; three sisters, Mary Ann Quiller of Mesita, Colo., Sue Maestas of Pueblo, Colo., and Bonnie Spendlow of Thornton, Colo.; one half-brother, Paul Turner of Bakersfield, Colo.; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
A memorial mass will be Friday, 10 a.m. MST, at the St. Pius the Tenth Catholic Church in Aurora. Inurnment will be at the Fort Logan National Cemetery at a later date.
All Veterans Burial and Cremation of Denver, Colo., is in charge of arrangements.
Correspondence will reach the family at 15972 E. 13th Place #100A, Aurora, CO 80011