|Name||Age||Place of Birth > Place of Death||Newspaper||Publication Date||Submitter|
|QUICK, Robert Dean Sr||82||Streator IL||CarlyleUB||8 Mar 2006||fch|
Robert D. Quick, 82
Robert Dean Quick Sr., 82, of Minonk, died on Sunday, March 5th, 2006, at St. Mary's Hospital in Streator.
Born Sept. 10th, 1923, in Clinton Co., he was the son of George Thomas and Mabel Cleo Yardley Quick. He married Mary F. Yates on Jan. 27th, 1951, in Clay Co., Ark., and she preceded him in death on Oct. 6th, 1998.
Survivors include three daughters, Sarah Heihn of Austin, Texas, Rachel Provost of Lakeway, Texas, and Rebecca Quick of Minonk; two sons Robert Quick Jr. of Aledo, Texas, and Thomas Quick of Craig, Colo.; two brothers Carl Quick of Streator and Tom Quick of Blackstone; three sisters Dorothy Alf of Carlyle, Edna Chatman of Centralia and Lucille Abernathy of Bay St. Louis, Miss.; eight grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren.
He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, the American Legion Post --142 and a life member of the Minonk V.F.W. Post 7185. He was a WW II U.S. Army veteran serving as an Aviator Engineer. He owned and operated the Quick Sunoco in Minonk for 15 years, then worked for the Minonk bakery in 1988, and retired from the Woodford County Housing in Minonk in 2005 where he was the maintenance manager. He was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan.
Funeral Services will be held at 11 a. m. on Saturday, March 11th at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Minonk with the Rev. Craig Swenson officiating.
Burial will follow at Minonk Twp. Cemetery with military graveside rites.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, March 10th, at Calvert and Froelich Memorial Home in Minonk.
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