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Andrea J. Turner dies at age 32

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Andrea J. Turner, age 32 of Chesterton, passed away Monday. October 17, 2011 in Chesterton.

Annie was born March 4, 1979 in Valparaiso, Ind., to Robert Ronco who preceded her in death and Patsy Mounce Griffith who survives in West Paducah, Kentucky with Annie’s step father Evert “Wayne” Griffith.

Annie is survived by her three children Alyssa Ronco, Joshua Ronco and Seth Turner, all of Chesterton.

Her husband, Chester Turner of Portage, survives, as do two sisters April Spurrier of Omer, Michigan, Alicia (John) Kingsley of West Paducah, Kentucky and maternal grandmother Wilma Heflin and step-grandfather Leonard Heflin of Metropolis, Ill.

Annie also has a step-daughter Valeree (Kevin) Lewis of Valparaiso, a step-sister Holly Boomsma of Chesterton and sister-in-law Suzanne Augustyn, of Portage, along with numerous nieces, nephews, aunts uncles and cousins.

Annie worked for Dr. Aalaei in Merrillville in the billing department of Advanced Pain Management. She enjoyed furthering her education, spending time with her children, going on bike rides or doing crafts, whatever their pleasure was.

Photography was her love, she would stand outside in a storm to get the perfect picture of lightning. Sketching was another hobby. Annie was out-going, friendly and didn’t know a stranger.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. on Saturday October 22, 2011 from the White-Love Funeral Home 525 S. 2nd St. Chesterton. The funeral will follow at 3:00 p.m. the same day.

Memorials may be made to the family. For more information please call 926-1309.

Posted 10/21/2011