Frederick Harry William Turkette

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Frederick 'Harry' William Turkette

September 10, 1938 - March 09, 2019

Frederick Harry William Turkette Frederick "Harry" William Turkette, age 80, passed away peacefully on March 9, 2019.
Harry was born on Sept. 10, 1938 in Cinderella, West Virginia, to Thomas J. and Myrtle J. (Osborne) Turkette. Harry grew up with his five siblings, Evan Thomas "Tom" (Norma), Charles Richard "Dick," Mary Emily Karas, Brenda J. (Marty) Combs and Lana Meyerhoff.
He was a 1955 graduate of Hazel Park High School.
Harry entered into marriage with the former Patricia Havranek. The couple spent 58 years together until her time of passing in March 2013.
He started his career working at several down state companies, including Angelo Construction as a crew supervisor and Detroit Broach as a service technician. He spent the remainder of his career as the owner and operator of the 4Ks Motel in Benzonia until his time of retirement after 25 years.
Harry enjoyed hunting, fishing and golfing, as well as activities with his friends at the Manistee Senior Center.
He is survived by his sons, Harry and Jeff; daughter, Shannon; grandchildren, Thomas, James, Danielle and Dana; and many other loving family members and friends.
Harry will be cremated with a private family service to follow at a later date.
Condolences and memories may be shared online at www.Young-Holdship.com.
The family is being served by Young-Holdship Funeral Home.
Published on March 13, 2019
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