Emery Allen Quinn
- Born: 26 Nov 1907, Burlington, Kit Carson County, Colorado
- Died: 26 Jun 1976, Norton, Norton County, Kansas at age 68
- Buried: Oxford Cemetery, Oxford, Harlan County, Nebraska
Noted events in his life were:
• Obituary, Jun 1976. Emery Allen Quinn, son of Mae Gilchrist and Mike Quinn, was born on November 26, 1907 at Burlington, CO and died on June 26, 1976 at the Norton County Hospital at the age of 68 years.
He came to Nebraska with his parents when one year old in a covered wagon and lived with his parents around Oxford, Hollinger and Beaver City.
He attended school near Oxford, in Hollinger and south of Beaver City.
On December 8, 1928 he was united in marriage to Lucille Wells at Norton. To this union a daughter was born, Laura Jeanine. Their family also included a foster daughter, Donna Kay.
He and Lucille lived on a farm near Beaver City for many years, moving to Beaver City in 1959. He drove a school bus and the kindergarten bus for over 15 years and had many friends among the young students.
He was baptized in the First Christian Church in Beaver City in 1954.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Mike Quinn.
Survivors include his wife, Lucille of Beaver City; daughter, Jeanine Eiberger and husband, Maury, of St. Paul; a foster daughter, Donna Carter and husband, Roger, of Holdrege; 8 grandchildren; three brothers: Robert and wife Elsie of Long Beach, CA., Frank and wife, Maude, of Caldwell, ID., and Floyd and wife, Jane, of Edison; a sister: Ella Weir and husband, Cecil, of Beaver City; 3 aunts: Mrs. Maude Montonye and husband, Howard, and Grace Goosic of Beaver City, Mrs. Lena Gilchrist of Littleton, CO; uncles: George Gilchrist and wife and Ted Gilchrist and wife at Bridgeport; other relatives and many friends.
Funeral services were conducted from the First Christian Church in Beaver City on June 29, with Charles Talbott officiating.
The music was provided by Mrs. Archie Iman and Mrs. LaVerne Bates, accompanied at the organ by Mrs. Lyle Mayo.
The casket bearers were Gerald Quinn, Bob Brouhard, Randy Hardin, Rodney Hardin, Robert Bottrell and Ray Richard. The honorary bearers were Carl Mullis, E. M. Longsine, Fred Aspedon, G. T. Pickett, Verlyn Thalheim and Lloyd Thalheim.
Interment was in the Oxford Cemetery with arrangements by the Hopping-Haase Funeral Home of Beaver City.