Norman S Turner, age 86 of Spokane, WA passed away on September 9, 2019, with his beloved wife by his side. Norm was born in Brainard, MN to Oliver and Hazel Turner on February 22, 1933, the fifth of six children. Norm enjoyed playing football and baseball as a young man. He also enjoyed bowling, fishing, bird watching and was an avid elk hunter. In the early sixties, Norm met Pat Kelly of Spokane, WA and by 1969 they were married and stayed married for over 50 years. Norm and Pat enjoyed spending time in Spokane, at home, enjoying one another’s company. In their younger years, they enjoyed travelling the country. Once or twice a year, they would travel to Newport Beach, Oregon to see the ocean, go clam digging, search for rocks and seashells, and enjoy the coast’s seafood. Norm was a lifetime Lineman Journeyman Foreman and worked for Washington State Water Power, now Avista for 38 years. Norm is survived by his loving wife Pat and by his brother, William and his wife, Barb. He was preceded in death by both his parents, his brother George, Gerald, Frank and his sister, Virginia Heard. Norm will be deeply missed by not only his wife, but his nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends. A Graveside Interment will be held on Monday, September 16, 2019, beginning at 2:30pm at Fairmount Memorial Park, located at 5200 W. Wellesley Ave, Spokane, WA 99205.
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