Coletta M. Turbes, age 81, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013 at the Sleepy Eye Medical Center.
Coletta M. Turbes, age 81, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013 at the Sleepy Eye Medical Center. A private family gathering will be held at a later date. Lettie was born on August 19, 1932 to parents Nicholas and Mary (Bierl) Heiderscheidt in Morgan Township, Minnesota. Lettie married William Turbes on October 20, 1953 at St. Michael's Church in Morgan. They lived near Wanda and Fairfax where they farmed until 1972. They moved to Sleepy Eye, where Lettie has done day care until the time of her death. Survivors include a daughter Robin (Jerry) Piehl of Sleepy Eye; four grandchildren, Amy, Joe (special friend Celsie), Sam and Katie Piehl all of Sleepy Eye; one great granddaughter, Kaylie; many nieces and nephews, and all her day care families that she loved so much. Lettie was preceded in death by her husband, an infant daughter, three brothers and seven sisters.