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William Roland Turgeon

September 29, 1933 — January 9, 2022

Bill Turgeon passed away peacefully in his sleep as a result of health issues Sunday, January 9, 2022 at Lakeside Health and Rehab Center in Pine City at the age of 88.

William Roland Turgeon was born September 29, 1933 to Roland and Maude (Hulbert) Turgeon in Mora, Minnesota.

In 1951, William graduated from Pine City High School and from the University of Minnesota in 1956.  In 1955, he married his high school sweetheart Lois Jean Vacinek and together they raised five sons.  He taught school in Grand Meadow and also was a seed and fertilizer salesman for a few years.  He managed an elevator in Spring Valley.  The family moved to Grove City where he managed an elevator until moving to Mora where he retired.  In 2000, Bill and Lois moved to Pine City.

William is survived by his loving wife Lois Turgeon of Pine City; sons Greg (Cindy) Turgeon of Altonna, Wisconsin, Doug Turgeon of Centerville, Brad (Barb) Turgeon of Pine City, Mitch Turgeon (fiancée Amy Plowe) Centerville, Curt (Lori) Turgeon of Mahtomedi; 13 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; brothers John Turgeon, Lawrence Turgeon both of Georgia; sisters Lois Danielson of Brooklyn Park, Ruth Hemphill of Georgia; brother-in-law Roger Vacinek; many other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by parents Roland and Maude Turgeon; in-laws Henry and Helen Vacinek; great-grandchildren Laney and Mambo Hays; daughter-in-law Pat Turgeon.

Reverend John Stiles will officiate funeral services for William: 2 PM; Friday, January 14, 2022 at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Pine City.  A time of visitation and reviewal is planned from 5-8 PM; Thursday (1/13/22) at the Swanson Funeral Chapel in Pine City and also one hour prior to the service at the church.

Memorials in William's memory may be directed to: Minneapolis Children's Hospital ~ Kids Cancer Fund, 2525 Chicago Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55404 or Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 805 Golf Avenue SW, Pine City, MN 55063

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to: Funeral and Cremation Service of Pine City, Swanson Chapel
www.FuneralAndCremationService.com

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Visitation

Thursday, January 13, 2022

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

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Visitation

Friday, January 14, 2022

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Our Redeemer Lutheran Church

825 Golf Ave SW, Pine City, MN 55063

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Funeral Service

Friday, January 14, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Our Redeemer Lutheran Church

825 Golf Ave SW, Pine City, MN 55063

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