Maurine F. Turvold

Born: Fri., May 13, 1927
Died: Thu., Jan. 18, 2007

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Maurine Frances Turvold was born on May 13, 1927 in Albert Lea, the daughter of Theodore and Oline Christine Elizabet Wangen Bell. She attended school at the Hammer School and the Northside School as well as the Albert Lea Junior High. On May 29, 1947, Maurine was united in marriage to Laverne Charles Turvold in California. She worked for a short time at the packinghouse in Albert Lea until her husband returned from military service. She then took on the job of being a full-time homemaker and mother to her children. Her first child Rita died in infancy. She and her husband raised their second and third children Terry and Sandy in Nickleville as well as taking care of a number of foster children. In 1974, three years after the birth of their third child, Jennifer they moved to Northern Minnesota where they bought a dairy farm. In 1984, Maurine's husband died. She returned to her hometown of Albert Lea in 1991, following the high school graduation of her youngest daughter. She was excited to be closer to her many family and friends that she had missed for 17 years. Survivors include her children Terry McKay, Jennifer Cheryl Yorek Turvold, and Sanferd Turvold; grandchildren Kathi Forrest Himebaugh, Sean McKay, Ronny McKay and fiance Kari Wobschall, Lonny Sarah McKay; great-grandchildren Benjamin and Isaac; sister Edith Meyer, brother Henry Bell, many nieces and nephews, sister-in-law Ruth Turvold and other sisters-in-law, special friend Donna Jinright, and foster daughter Barb James. Maurine was preceded in death by her parents Theodore and Oline, her husband Laverne, her daughter Rita, sisters Gladys, Thelma, Beatrice, Gertrude, Olive, Anna, and Cecelia, and brothers Joe, Clifford, Theodore, and Kenneth. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.

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Jerry and Carrie Sandvold Varner
   Posted Sun January 21, 2007
Our thoughts and prayers are with Sis's family at this time.

Stefanie Yorek and Jessica Sundin
   Posted Mon January 22, 2007
Jen,Terry and Cheryl:

We know the loss of Maurine weighs heavy on your hearts. Please know our love and thoughts are with you

Steff, Jess and Leila

Doug and Denise Varner Pohlmann
   Posted Mon January 22, 2007

Jim and Gracia Sandvold
   Posted Mon January 22, 2007

Barb Sandvold
   Posted Mon January 22, 2007

Kathy & Bob Andrews
   Posted Wed January 24, 2007
We share your loss and send to you our deepest sympathy and love.

   Posted Wed January 24, 2007
I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. I have many fond childhood memories of her and your family. You have my deepest sympathy during this difficult time.

Kris Hillstrom Edwards
   Posted Thu January 25, 2007
Jenny and Kathy,
So sorry to hear about the death of your mother and grandmother. My prayers are with you while you morn her passing. Hold onto all of your good memories.

Judy and Paul Yorek
   Posted Sun January 28, 2007
Our deepest sympathy's to Jennifer and Terry and the entire Turvold Family. We only knew Maurine for a short,time but we remember her graciousness and her welcoming us as her friends.

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