DeVonne G. (Marble) TurnerDecember 10, 1941 ~ October 24, 2017 (age 75)
DeVonne G. Turner, 75, of Granger, IN, passed away on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 in her home, following an illness.
She was born on December 10, 1941 to the late Raymond and Ruth Anne (Burris) Marble in Niles, MI, and was a lifelong area resident.
DeVonne graduated in 1959 from Niles High School. She received a B.A. degree from Western Michigan University and an M.A. from Indiana University, where she also received her E.D.S. (Education Specialist in School Administration).
She retired in 2008 from the South Bend Community School Corporation, where she worked as an Elementary School Teacher for 44 years.
DeVonne is survived by her son, Jeffrey (Wendy) Turner, DDS of Cassopolis, MI; two grandchildren, Kyle and Matthew Turner; and her best friend, Richard Boettcher of Granger, IN;
DeVonne was a member of Sunnyside Presbyterian Church in South Bend, IN; the Schuyler Colfax Chapter- National Society Daughters of the American Revolution; American Association of University Women (AAUW); School Men’s Wives Club; Indiana State Teachers Association (I.S.T.A.); and the National Education Association (N.E.A.). She loved to Line Dance, play Bridge, and learning how to play Mahjong.
Visitation will be from 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at Kaniewski Funeral Home, 3545 N. Bendix Drive, South Bend, IN, where a Funeral Service will take place at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday. Burial will follow in Silverbrook Cemetery in Niles, MI.
DeVonne’s family would like to thank Dr. Rafat Ansari and Brandee Flagg from Michiana Hematology Oncology for their outstanding care; and also would like to thank her Florida cancer doctor, Dr. Andrew Lipman.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Pet Refuge, 4626 S. Burnett Drive, South; Bend, IN 46614.
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