Traverse City Record-Eagle


March 9, 2013

Patricia A. Turkette

THOMPSONVILLE — Patricia A. Turkette, 75, of Thompsonville, died March 6, 2013, at Munson Medical Center. Born in Detroit on July 10, 1937, she was the daughter of George and Alice Havranek.

Pat and her husband, Harry, owned and operated the 4-K’s motel in Benzonia for 23 years.

She was a friend to all animals, feeding and watching the wildlife. Pat like to travel, crochet afghans and play games on the computer.

She is survived by her husband, Harry; children, Harry W. and Jeffrey J. Turkette and Shannon L. Hennrick; grandchildren, Thomas and James Turkette, Danielle and Dana Hennrick; brother, John (Bea); sister, Carol (Steve); and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her nephew, John Havranek.

The family will plan a memorial service in the spring.

Arrangements are by Jowett Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Benzonia and Frankfort.

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