[Obits submitted by Sara Hemp unless noted otherwise]
McDonough County, Illinois
Obituaries, Deaths & Funerals
John "Artie" Arthur Quinn
Rushville Times, April 26, 2000, page 13, column 3
John A. Quinn, 88, of Colchester, died Monday, April 24, 2000, at McDonough District Hospital in Macomb.
He was born April 21, 1912, in Schuyler County, the son of John and Sarah Croxton Quinn. He married Gertrude "Bette" Kirkpatrick on Sept. 26, 1942, at Kahoka, Mo. She survives.
Also surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Tom (Lola) Shallenberger of Snellville, Ga., and Mrs. Albert (Roberta) Moore of Colchester; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and one brother, Clarence Bert Quinn of Beardstown.
He was preceded in death by four brothers, six sisters, and his parents.
He worked as a coal miner, auto mechanic, and for the McDonough County Highway Department, retfring in 1974. He was a member of the Victory Baptist Church of Macomb.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday April 26, 2000 at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens with the Rev. Wayne Matheson officiating. Dodsworth-Piper-Wallen Funeral Home of Macomb is in charge of arrangements.