Edith B. (Graham) Turner, age 89, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 14, 2008, at her residence in Kalispell.
She was born at the family home near Havre on October 6, 1918, to Charles and Lillian (Nystrom) Graham. Edith graduated from Havre High School and Northern Montana College and received her masters degree at Bellingham, Wash. On May 26, 1940, Edith married Kenneth Turner in Havre. She was a farm wife and teacher, having taught elementary school at several rural schools and retiring after 22 years at Kremlin. Edith enjoyed being with her family. She also loved gardening, ceramics, genealogy, quilting and reading. She was also a 4-H leader for many years in the Great Falls area. Edith was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; a son, Wayne; brothers, Carl and Fred; sister, Ann; grandson, Warren; great granddaughter, Alexis; and a son-in-law, C.J. Kuno. She is survived by three daughters, Fay (Wes) Wolf of Kalispell, Judy (Dick) Seibert of Zillah, Wash., and Jan Kuno of Sierra Vista, Ariz.; a son, Ivan (Mariana) Turner of Bigfork; daughter-in-law, Jan Turner of Big Sandy; a sister, Amy Johnson of Sand Coulee; nine grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and several cousins, nieces and nephews. Memorial services for Edith will take place at a later date. Johnson-Gloschat Funeral Home and Crematory is caring for Edith’s family. You are invited to go to www.jgfuneralhome.com to offer condolences and sign Edith’s guest book