Mrs. Turcott was born on Oct. 26, 1931, in Detroit, to John A. and Ina T. (Haviland) Gould. She married Joseph William Turcott on July 1, 1950, in Detroit, and he preceded her in death on June 11, 1995. She worked as a bookkeeper for Alden Lumber for 20 years. She moved to Evart from Alden in 1999. Juanita enjoyed crocheting and playing cards.