Details for John R. Turnbow

November 19, 1954 - March 5, 2018

Janesville, WI -- John R. Turnbow, age 63, passed away at home peacefully on Monday, March 5, 2018. He was born in Chicago, IL on November 19, 1954, the son of Fred T. and Dolores (Mora) Turnbow Sr. He married Roberta “Bobbie” Gray in 2003 in Belvidere, IL. John worked in Maintenance at Hormel and subcontracted as an electrician for many years. He was an avid fisherman, enjoyed slot car racing and restoring old cars.

John is survived by his wife, Bobbie Turnbow; three children: Johnny (Breann) Turnbow, Quincy (Bill) Meseberg and Christy (Jason Putman) Hawkins; five grandchildren: Shane Turnbow, Samantha Turnbow, Summer Turnbow, Harley Meseberg, and Jasmine Hawkins; siblings, Linda Grubbs, and Tom Turnbow Jr.; good friend, Bill Muth; and many other family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents.

A Memorial Service will be held at 5 p.m. on Friday, March 9, 2018, at SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY with Rev. Will Jewson officiating. For online obituary and registry: