E. Faye Hoskins Turner, 85Published 3:50pm Sunday, April 7, 2013
Born: Dec. 18, 1926
Died: April 5, 2013
E. Faye Hoskins Turner, 85, of Niles, died at 6:40 p.m. on Friday, April 5, 2013, at her home, following an extended illness.
The family is grateful for the compassionate care of Grace Hospice’s “Rick” during Faye’s final hours.
She was born on Dec. 18, 1927, in South Bend, Ind., to Harold and Hazel Faye (Keller) Hoskins. On Aug. 8, 1950, she moved with her husband from Mishawaka, Ind., to the home he had built in Niles, where she lived the rest of her life.
Faye was a member of the Ladies’ Auxiliary to the American Legion Post #344 in Galien. She was also a member of her Neighborhood Breakfast Club. She was an avid mushroom hunter and enjoyed camping throughout Michigan and Indiana. She was a fan of old country music.
On Nov. 8, 1945, in South Bend, she married Edward D. Turner with whom she had celebrated the 56th anniversary of their wedding prior to his death on Nov. 18, 2001. She was also preceded in death by four siblings, Edna Youree, Pearl Fedeli, Harold Hoskins and Donald Hoskins.
Surviving family includes her children, Nancy Crane, of Evanston, Ill., Michael (and Cathy) Turner, of Niles, and David (and Julie) Turner, of Raleigh, N.C.; grandchildren, Kristopher Turner, Marcus Turner, Jonathan Turner, Jeremy Turner, Amanda Turner and Molly Crane; and Faye’s sister, Betty Rosenhagen, of Niles; and many nieces and nephews.
The funeral service for Faye Turner will be at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at
the Halbritter Funeral Home in Niles with the Rev. Cathi Huvaere of Wesley United Methodist Church in Niles officiating.
Committal will follow at the Silverbrook Cemetery in Niles.
The family will receive relatives and friends on Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Contributions in memory of Faye may be made to Grace Hospice or to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.