Obituary of Noelette Genevieve Turton
Noelette Genevieve Turton (nee Grover), 70 years of age of Linden, Alberta, passed away on September 20, 2021, at Three Hills Health Centre with her family by her side.
Noelette was born to the late Egbert Alfred and Hildegard Grover on December 15, 1950 in Neepawa, Manitoba. Noelette graduated high school in Neepawa, Manitoba in 1969.
Noelette married Lyle Reginald Turton in Snow Lake, Manitoba in 1971. Their life’s adventures took them and their family to numerous locations around the world including Manitoba, the Northwest Territories, Alberta, and Africa, finally settling in Linden, Alberta in 2014. Noelette is survived by her loving husband, two daughters Holly-Ann Turton and Meika-Ann Southgate, and her grandchildren Duncan and Everett Southgate. Noelette was predeceased by her son Dakin Jolyon Turton and her brother David Grover.
If asked, Noelette would say that her greatest accomplishment was her family – her children and grandchildren whom she loved fiercely. There is no doubt that this is absolutely the case, but there was far more to Noelette. Noelette was a truly humble, kind, and generous individual who was always willing to help anyone in need – touching people in the various locations she lived and travelled.
Noelette’s exceptional ability to organize and mobilize people was clearly evident to the various organizations and churches to which she has belonged – her absence will be acutely felt there too.
There will be a Celebration of Life for Noelette on Saturday, September 25, 2021 at the Linden Mennonite Brethren Church at 2:00pm in Linden, Alberta. Due to COVID restrictions, capacity is limited and by invitation only, but the ceremony will be live streamed and can be accessed at that time or thereafter at www.lindenmb.org . The family requests that donations be made to the Canadian Cancer Society in lieu of flowers.