Gerald Turpin Obituary

Gerald E. Turpin
Jerry Turpin
Gerald E. Turpin

November 12, 1927 - December 19, 2014
Born in Senath, MO
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Gerald E. "Jerry" Turpin, 87, of Des Moines died Friday, December 19, 2014 at Mercy Hospice in Johnston. Private services will be at a later date.

Jerry was born November 12, 1927 in Senath, MO to Robert and Lida (Turnbow) Turpin. He retired from the U.S. Navy in 1959. He went on to work for R. R. Donnelly Printing retiring in 1992. He enjoyed the computer, woodworking, jigsaw puzzles and cheering for the Cardinals.

Jerry was devoted to his family. Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 55 years, Helen; two children, Michael (Kelly) Turpin and Patricia (Gordon) Stanley; four grandchildren, Gerald (Jennifer) Turpin, Erin, Emma and Paige Stanley; and two great grandchildren, Damien and Taylor Turpin. He was preceded in death by his parents and three siblings.

The family wishes to thank the staffs of Mercy Home Care, Mercy Hospital and Mercy Hospice for their exceptional care.

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