July 7, 1949 - February 1, 2020
Patricia Ann Turner, 70, of Traverse City passed away February 1, 2020 at Munson Medical Center with her family by her side. Patti was born on July 7, 1949 in Chicago, IL to the late Lysle Hamilton and Nancy Ann (Eoff) White Jr. On July 31, 1999 Patti married Patrick Turner with whom she spent many wonderful years until he passed in 2014. Patti was a mail carrier for the United States Postal Service for nearly 30 years. She was a member of the Traverse City Elks Club which she liked to visit and socialize. She also attended St. Francis Catholic Church and the First Congregational Church. In her free time she enjoyed traveling, especially to Canada to visit her brother, sister in-law and their children. She also enjoyed traveling to the Chicago suburbs to visit with her son Scott and his two sons which are her two grandchildren, Michael and Logan. When she could make the trip she liked to visit Mackinaw Island and Boyne City. She regularly enjoyed dining out with friends and family to catch up on what was happening. Patti was very close to her grandchildren and nieces and nephews whose time she cherished whenever they got together. Patti had a mischievous side and was known for "sneaking out" and worrying her parents ever since she was young and this would carry on into her teenage years! She grew up in the Boardman School area and enjoyed skating at F&M Park and milkshakes from Glad-Wills. She has always been a very outgoing, personal, kind and a generous person. As a young adult she held various positions in the restaurant industry in both Traverse City and Charlevoix. Patti was preceded in death by her husband Patrick, parents and brothers Thomas C. White and Lysle Hamilton “Whiz” White. Patti is survived by her son Scott Withers of Traverse City, son Richard “Rich” Withers of Traverse City and daughter Barbara Withers of Interlochen; grandchildren Michael Withers, Kayla Withers, Logan Withers, Kyle Withers, Taylor Withers and Savana Haslip; brother Roger (Martha) White and sister Barb (James) Maitland and many loving cousins, nieces and nephews. Graveside services will take place at Grand Traverse Memorial Gardens on August 1 at 1pm. A celebration of Patti’s life will follow at the Elks at 4 pm. Memorial contributions may directed to the Cowell Family Cancer Center as Patti was a 20 year pancreatic cancer survivor or to Munson Hospice who provided Patti and her family with excellent care in her final days. Please visit www.reynolds-jonkhoff.com to share your condolences and memories with the family. The family is being cared for by Reynolds Jonkhoff Funeral Home.
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