Funeral service for Emmetsburg native Robert E. Turck will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at the Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in Emmetsburg. The Rev. Clem Currans will officiate.
Inurnment will be in St. John's Catholic Cemetery, Emmetsburg. The Martin-Mattice Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Robert Eugene Turck, son of John H. Joeann (Mulroney) Turck, was born March 28, 1944 in Emmetsburg. Bob graduated from Emmetsburg Catholic School in 1964. After graduation, he attended college, followed by a brief stint at Emmetsburg Ready Mix. He then moved to Chicago.
In the early 1970's Bob worked for Bell Metal Manufacturing, and later joined his brother Mike in the moving business. He was an account representative for over 30 years.
Bob passed away Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012 at the age of 68.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers and sisters, Shirley (Mert) Roehler, Jim (Donna) Turck, Mary (Gerry) Zeimet, Marty Turck and four infants siblings, Helen, Alice, Thomas and Margaret.
He is survived by his special partner, Alison Elms of Chicago, IL; brothers, John (Chris) Turck of Corpus Christi, TX, Ron (Lenny) Turck of Killeen, TX, Terry (Elaine) Turck of Portland, OR, Mike (Loni) Turck of Chicago, IL, Don (Jeannie) Turck of Des Moines, Wayne Turck of Windsor Locks, CT, Jerry (Dora) Turck of Everett, WA; sisters, Jeanne (Maurice) Drew of Cylinder, Mary (Dean) Lovell, Sheila (Don) Atkinson, Cathy (Rick) Dale of Bancroft; many nieces, nephews and cousins.
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