Obit: Turenne, Violet (1941 - 2009)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Turenne, Kaplia
----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co.,
WI.) November 4, 2009
Turenne, Violet (28 July 1941 - 21 October
Violet Turenne of Petersburg, IL (formerly of
Withee, WI), passed away on October 21, 2009, at Memorial Medical
Center, Springfield, IL.
Violet was born on July 28, 1941, to John and
Florence Kaplia in Chicago, IL. She graduated in 1959 as
valedictorian of Owen-Withee High School. In August of 1962,
she graduated from St. Joseph’s School of Nursing. She
married Philip Turenne on September 1, 1962.
worked as director of Nursing at Victory Medical Hospital, Stanley,
WI, and was also later at Clintonville Community Hospital,
Clintonville, WI. She then worked for the State of Illinois
for 10 years.
Violet was preceded in death by her grandparents;
parents; sister, Justine; and nephew, Steven.
is survived by her husband, Philip, and nieces: Diana, Michelle,
Lincoln Land Cremation Society of Springfield, IL was in charge of arrangements. A memorial Mass will be held at a later date in Thorp, WI.
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