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 Vincent Michael Quinn

Vincent Michael Quinn

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Death 30 Jun 2003 (aged 84)
Burial Wheat Ridge, Jefferson County, Colorado, USA
Memorial ID 49449033 · View Source
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Vincent Michael Quinn, 84,of Evergreen and formerly of Sterling, died June 30, 2003 at Swedish Medical Center. Mass of Christian burial was July 3 at Archdiocese of Denver Mortuary in Wheatridge, with Rev.James Cuneo officiating.
Burial followed at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Wheatridge.
Mr.Quinn was born Feb. 12, 1919, in Callaway, Neb., to Patrick and Mary Ann (Hughes) Quinn. He grew up on the family farm in Oconto, Neb., and graduated from Oconto High School in 1937. He served in the Civilian Conservation Corps in the Black Hills of South Dakota for six months, and moved to Sterling in 1939. On Aug. 17, 1941, he married Jane Welch at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Sterling. Mr. Quinn enlisted in the Army Air Corps after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941, and after post ings in California and New Mexico was discharged with the rank of tech sergeant in 1945, He returned to Sterling and began work in the grocery business, first with Busley Supermarkets in Sterling and Denver, then with Red Owl Co. in Colorado and Minnesota. He opened the first K-Mart in Denver, and later opened seven more there.
He later owned-his own store in Evergreen, and then worked as a maintenance man foi Christ the King Church there. In 1995, he and his wife moved to Denver.
Mr. Quinn is survived by wife Jane; sons Dennis Quinn, Evergreen, Ronald Quinn, Fort Collins, and Richard Quinn, Littleton; daughters Bonnie Quinn, Aurora, Peggy Knights, Portland, Ore., and Vicki Quinn, Denver; sister Kathryn Porter, Bend, Ore.; 17 grand children; and 23 great-grand children.


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  • Created by: Our Colorado Family
  • Added: 9 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49449033
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Vincent Michael Quinn (12 Feb 1919–30 Jun 2003), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49449033, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Wheat Ridge, Jefferson County, Colorado, USA ; Maintained by Our Colorado Family (contributor 47066212) .