Keiko Turner, 85, died Thursday 14 May 2020 at a nursing home in Temple, Texas. Keiko was born on Okinawa, Japan to Taijiro and Sae Higa. She married Leonard M. Turner, a marine stationed on Okinawa, on 12 December 1963 at the American Consular Office. There was a lot of paperwork the Consular had to approve. About two hours later the Vice Consular presented us with our marriage certificate, said congratulations and we were married.
Nadine Rueter was born on December 5, 1934 to Ernest and Emilie Prescher in Clifton, Texas. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Clifton. She graduated as valedictorian of Valley Mills High School in 1952. (She passed those talents down to her family, as one son and two grandchildren also graduated valedictorian of their respective high schools).