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January 5, 2022



Kim Ottis Turner, 64, of Grafton, Ill., died Dec. 29, 2021, surrounded by his family. He was born Aug. 2, 1957, in Alton, to Cecil and Denise (Denny McAfoos) Turner.

He graduated from Bunker Hill High School in 1975. He had a long career in construction. He along with Pam owned and operated Green Roof Kennels in Grafton. He enjoyed quail and pheasant hunting, guiding those types of hunts and training hunting dogs. He was well-known for owning and training some of the most decorated hunting dogs in the area. Kim was a member of the National Shoot To Retrieve Association and had, through this organization, earned numerous accolades over the years for his skill and the skills of his dogs.

He is survived by his parents; his long-time companion, Pam Cloninger of Grafton; sisters, Tabitha Golike (Jim) of Lake of the Ozarks, Mo., Carey Eveans (Mike Tomlovanich) of Engelwood, Fla.; sister-in-law, Valerie (Jeff) Shupenus; step-children, Stephannie Hultz (Sean) of Golden Eagle, Rene Shipley (Ryan) of Alton, and David Cloninger (Jean) of Godfrey; his grandchildren, Killian, Claire and Kate Walsh, Mark and Emily Shipley, and Henry Cloninger; several nieces and nephews; and honorary brothers-in-law Frank (Vivian) Mock and Tom (Sandy) Mock. He was preceded in death by his younger brother Cole Turner; and honorary mother-in-law, Martha Mock; sister and brother-in-laws, Sharon and Mike Gehler and Jim Mock.

Funeral services were held on Monday, Jan. 3, at Kravanya Funeral Home in Bunker Hill with John Sander officiating. Burial was at the Woodburn Cemetery in Woodburn. Memorials may be made to donor's choice.

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