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Lois M. Quinn 1920-2008

Jul 24, 2008

Funeral service for Lois M. Quinn of Emmetsburg is 10 a.m. today, Thursday, July 24, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Emmetsburg. The Rev. Clem Currans will officiate.

Burial will be in St. John’s Catholic Cemetery, Emmetsburg. The Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in Emmetsburg is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Quinn died Monday, July 21, 2008, at Lakeside Lutheran Home in Emmetsburg. She was 87.

Lois Marie Quinn, daughter of Bernard and Mae (Verzani) Halter, was born Sept. 6, 1920, in Armour, SD. She received her education in Corsica, SD, and in Hull.

On Aug. 17, 1940, Lois and Edwin S. Quinn were married in Klamath Falls, OR. To this union seven children were born. Edwin and Lois made their home in Oregon for six years and then moved to Rock Valley. They moved to Emmetsburg in 1947.

Lois worked at Reit’s Bakery and at J.C. Penney until it closed. She was a member of Holy Family Parish where she sang in the choir.

Surviving are her children: Dennis and Jan Quinn of Fort Dodge, David and Chris Quinn of Mason City, Darlis and Curt Hoppe of Trimont, MN, Danita and John O’Leary of Emmetsburg, Dawn and Tim Siemers of Emmetsburg, Denise and Charles Merideth of Forest City and Donna Moser of Algona; 26 grandchildren and 30 great grandchildren.

Also surviving are two sisters, Mildred Schrieber of Shannon, IL and Norena Thoma of Littleton, CO; a brother-in-law, Wilfred Quinn; sisters-in-law, Rouletta Halter, Shirley (Bill) Zornig, Loretta Quinn and Betty Quinn; and many nieces and nephews.

Condolences can be left at: www.martinmatticefuneralhome.com