Teresa Turner

Teresa Turner Obituary


Age - 56


October 6, 2023


Mesa, AZ

Teresa Louise Turner, loss her battle with pancreatic cancer on September 22, 2023, in Scottsdale, Arizona. Teresa was survived by her wife Shonyara Raniece Emoria Tuner. She leaves behind her children Darryl, Timothy, TaJon and Rachel, and her dogs Nico and Tic Tac. She also leaves behind her sister Brenda Gordon and brother-in-law Hermel Gordon, and uncle Orlando Dixon. Teresa was born in Augusta, Georgia October 10, 1966. She began working with the Fayetteville police department in 1995 where she enjoyed serving her community. In 2005 she began instructing for the Fayetteville police department for the BLET academy where she found her passion to instructing future law enforcement officers to serve the community. She leaves behind hundreds of well-trained officers that she has impacted as well as officers she worked alongside during her tenure with Fayetteville Police Department. Paul Speigler was among the hundreds of committed officers that she respected, honored and had a positive impact on her life and her career as an officer. She was honorable, caring, considerate, and was committed to everything that she did in life. She was selfless and committed to being the best person that she could be even through her fight with cancer. She loved chihuahuas, turtles, Pittsburg Steelers, and all living creatures of the ocean. She was loved and respected by many and will be missed.

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Age - 83

December 9, 2023

Kermit Richard Hansen of Lake Crystal, beloved husband, father, and grandfather, died December 2, 2023, in Mesa, Arizona due to complications from cancer. Funeral Service 11:00 a. m. , Saturday, December 16, 2023, at Zion Lutheran Church, Lake Crystal. Visitation will be from 9:30 – 11:00 a. m. , Saturday at the church. Interment will be in Our Saviour’s Lutheran Cemetery, Butternut. Born November 20, 1940, in Mankato, Minnesota to Einer and Ruie (Laingen) Hansen, Kermit grew up on a farm in Butternut Township, Minnesota. After beginning his education at a one-room school he graduated from Lake Crystal High School before attending St. Olaf College and then Mankato State for his master’s degree in school counseling. He taught at Welcome High School and then Inver Grove Heights junior high school, where he met his future wife and fellow school counselor, Marilyn Anderson. They were married on June 10th, 1972, and left teaching in 1978, to move back to Butternut to run the family farm, which they did until retirement in 2010. He was an avid sports fan, coached and refereed basketball, baseball, and football for many years, and helped start the Mankato Officials Association. He was also active in his local community, including serving on the Butternut Valley Township board, cemetery board, and on the church council at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church. He had wintered for 20+ years in Mesa, Arizona where he actively participated in many activities at Orangewood Shadows resort. Kermit is survived by his wife, Marilyn (Anderson) Hansen; daughter, Kris (Greg) Wammer; grandchildren Emily and Lukas Wammer; sister-in-law and brother-in-law Phyllis and Greg Collier; and five nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by son, Todd Hansen; his parents; sister and brother-in-law, Carolyn and Paul Case; and infant sister Charlotte. Kermit will be remembered for his sense of humor, his way of making everyone feel welcome, his knack for winning a bridge game, and a stubbornness we attributed to his Norwegian heritage. In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to go to CaringBridge or to donor’s choice. The live stream link below is a complimentary service provided by Mankato Area Funeral Homes. Unforeseen technical, internet, facility, and/or acoustical circumstances may produce a diminished end product. Please note, if the live stream does not appear, we are attempting to record and publish the service for later viewing.Show more

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