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Leah F. Turpenen

Leah F. Turpenen

Leah Fae Turpenen, 92, of Plymouth Township, passed away peacefully at home, Friday, August 11, 2017.

She was born April 26, 1925, in Minerva, Ohio the daughter of the late Herbert and Ila (Weaver) Teachout. She married the love of her life Donald K. Turpenen on July 29, 1961. Over the years, Leah worked at the Phone Company, Goodwill Industries, and also helped her father with his business, for the railroad.

Leah was an avid pet lover and provided a comfortable home to many animals over the years. She also enjoyed watching TV.

Mrs. Turpenen was preceded in death by her husband Donald in 2004; sisters, Jane E. Hutchinson, June J. Fidler, Marjorie J. Lahnanen; and a twin sister that died at birth, Reah Mae; and her parents.

She is survived by nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and nephews.

At Leah’s request no calling hours or services will be observed. She will be inurned with her husband Donald at Saybrook Cemetery.

Ducro Funeral Services and Crematory, 4524 Elm Ave., Ashtabula, is assisting the family. www.ducro.com

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