Orville D. Quimby

Orville D. Quimby

Birth
West Concord, Dodge County, Minnesota, USA
Death 13 Mar 2013 (aged 97)
West Concord, Dodge County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Concord, Dodge County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 106703074 · View Source
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Orville D. Quimby, 97, of West Concord, died Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at Kenyon Sunset Home.

Orville was born September 29, 1915 in Concord Township, Minnesota, the son of Ross and Matie (Martin) Quimby. He attended District 97 Fair Point country school and then West Concord High School graduating in 1933. While in school, he worked with his Uncle John. In 1934, Orville''s father died and so he began helping run the family farm. He married Dorothy Bennerotte on August 28, 1937. The couple sharecropped area farms before purchasing his parent''s farm. Orville worked for Moorman and Super Sweet Feed as a salesman. In 1958, Orville and his son bought a portable feed mill. In the mid 60''s he worked as a machinist in Claremont for the Von Ruden''s and later for IBM in Rochester from which he retired. Dorothy died in 1989. He then married Adeline Engen on June 1, 1991and the couple moved in to West Concord.

In his younger years, Orville enjoyed fishing and later in life he was on a bowling league in West Concord. Orville was a Christian man and served on the church council at Zion Lutheran and later at Hegre Lutheran Church. He loved farming and his tractors. There wasn''t another place Orville enjoyed more than being on the farm. Orville loved the outdoors. Adeline and Orville enjoyed dancing and playing cards. He also volunteered with Meals on Wheels. He was a kind and patient man that would have done anything for anyone. Orville also had a great sense of humor.

He is survived by his wife Adeline Quimby of Kenyon; his children Royce (and Carol) Quimby of Minneapolis; Barb (and Steve) Kleeberger of Bemidji; Herb Quimby of Kenyon; six grandchildren Steven Quimby of Minneapolis; Dawn (and Kenny) Benson of Owatonna; Shari (and Jon) Stroschein of Owatonna; Angel (and Steve) Worley of Minneapolis; Felecia (and Scott) Krech of Matthews, NC; Kellie Kleeberger of Frisco, CO; five great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; a brother Donovan (and Dolores) Quimby of West Concord and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Dorothy; a brother Daryl Quimby; a sister and brother-in-law Lorraine and Arthur Spreiter.

Visitation will be at Michaelson Funeral Home, West Concord on Sunday from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM and also one hour prior to the service in the church. Funeral services will be held Monday, March 18, 2013 at 2:00 PM at Hegre Lutheran Church with The Reverend Chris Brekke officiating. Interment will be in the Concord Cemetery in Concord Township. Memorials are preferred to Alzheimer''s Association or Hegre Lutheran Church.


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  • Created by: Richard Bohn
  • Added: 14 Mar 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 106703074
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Orville D. Quimby (29 Sep 1915–13 Mar 2013), Find a Grave Memorial no. 106703074, citing Concord Cemetery, Concord, Dodge County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Richard Bohn (contributor 47469266) .