|#1 Printed in the September 9, 2003 Pilot-Tribune, Blair, Nebraska |
Quentin Q. Quist, 74
Quentin Q. Quist, 74, of Blair, died Thursday, Sept. 4, 2003, at Immanuel Medical Center in Omaha.
Funeral services were Monday, Sept. 8, at First Lutheran Church in Blair. Interment was in the Blair Cemetery.
Quentin Q. Quist was born Nov. 2, 1928, in Blair to Alfred and Clara (Anderson) Quist. He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith. He was a 1945 graduate of Blair High School.
He served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict, from March 1951 until December 1952, and was awarded the Korean service medal with three bronze service stars and the UN Service medal.
On July 4, 1951, he married Joan Rathman at the First Baptist Church in Blair.
Mr. Quist farmed his entire life in the Washington County area. He served on the Washington County Board of Supervisors from 1984 until 1996. He also served on the Board of Directors for Washington County Mutual Insurance Company, and was a member of the Blair V.F.W., Blair American Legion, Washington County Livestock Feeders Association, and served on the school board for Summers School.
He enjoyed attending many sporting events, especially those of his children and grandchildren. He was a great storyteller, loved playing cards, especially pitch and gin rummy, and enjoyed several fishing trips to Canada.
He is survived by his wife, Joan, of Blair; mother, Clara Quist of Blair; son and daughter-in-law, Jeff and Jan Quist of Blair; daughters and sons-in-law, Shelly and Jim Mintken of Blair, and Susan and Kerry Kendall of Omaha; three grandchildren; sister, Lavonne Rolland of Blair; brothers and sisters-in-law, Arvin and Joan Quist of Oak Ridge, Tenn., and Darvid and JoAnn Quist of Blair.
He was preceded in death by his father, Alfred.
Campbell-Aman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
#2 Printed in the September 5, 2003 Omaha World Herald
QUIST – Quentin, age 74 yrs., Blair. Survived by wife, Joan Quist, Blair; son and daughter-in-law, Jeff and Jan Quist, Blair; 2 daughters and sons-in-law, Susan and Kerry Kendall, Omaha, Shelly and Jim Mintken, Blair; mother, Clara Quist, Blair; brothers, Darvid and JoAnn Quist, Arvin and Joan Quist, Oakridge, TN; sisters, Lavonne Rolland, Blair; 3 grandchildren.
SERVICES Mon. 10:30 a.m. First Lutheran Church, Blair. PRAYER SERVICE Sun. 7 p.m. at the Funeral Home. Interment Blair Cemetery.
CAMPBELL-AMAN FUNERAL HOME Blair, NE 402-426-2191
#3 Funeral Leaflet
In Loving Memory of Quentin Q. Quist
Born November 2, 1928 Blair, Nebraska ~ Entered Into Rest September 4, 2003 Omaha, Nebraska
Funeral Services 10:30 A.M. Monday, September 8, 2003 First Lutheran Church, Blair, Nebraska. Officiating: Rev. Todd Schave, Rev. Stanley Reinemund, Pastor Dan Hovanec. Organist: Clare Cowing. Vocalist: Scott Wachter. Vocal Selections: “Because He Lives”, “How Great Thou Art”. Congregational Hymns: #448 “Amazing Grace”, #370 “Blest Be the Tie That Binds”
Casketbearers: Casey Mintken, Korby Mintken, Doyle Brown, Merle Petersen, Kevin Rolland, Brad Lippincott, Dean Olsen, Chauncey Wilkins
Honorary Casketbearers: LaVerne Tieken, Virgil Wrich, Phil Rolland, Bill Tripp, Jim Bartosh, Darold Webster, Wes Sprick, Eugene Wilkins, Andy Svendgaard, Jr.
Military Graveside Services: Blair Cemetery, Blair, Nebraska
Arrangements by Campbell-Aman Funeral Home
~~~ Obituaries and funeral leaflet courtesy of Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings and leaflets on file in the Blair Public Library at Blair, Nebraska~~~