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Charlie Edward Quinn Print E-mail

Feb. 6, 1923-Dec. 26, 2013

Charles Edward Quinn, 90, Westfield, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013 at the Montello Care Center.  He was born on Feb. 6, 1923 in the Town of Westfield to Edward and Sadye (Kruger) Quinn.

As a young boy, Charlie helped his dad on the family bottled milk route in the mornings before school.  He married Arlene Wedde on June 29, 1946 in Wautoma.  Charlie was a hard worker who spent most of his life farming in the Town of Westfield.  He was very proud of his farm and enjoyed hosting and sharing his knowledge of farming with area Ag students and 4-H dairy members.

Charlie was an active member of First Presbyterian Church and Westfield White Trackers Snowmobile Club.  He served as an Emergency Fire Warden for many years and was a committee member of A.S.C.S.  Charlie also enjoyed hunting, trap shooting, traveling, and most of all, his family.

Survivors include his loving wife of 67 years: Arlene; two daughters: Charlene (Venden “Vince”) Leach, Tucson, AZ; and Crysti (Chris) Prange, Lancaster, WI; three grandchildren: Quinn Leach, Milwaukee; Sarah Prange, Madison; and Valerie Prange, La Crosse; two sisters-in-law: Barbara Wedde, Wautoma; and Lieselotte Wedde, Tucson, AZ; and many other relatives and friends.

Charlie was preceded in death by his parents and numerous brothers- and sisters-in law.

A funeral service for Charlie was held on Tuesday, Dec. 31 at 11 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church, West-

field, with Rev. Stephen L. Bowie officiating.  Burial was in Westfield East Cemetery.  A visitation was held on Monday from 4 to 7 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church and on Tuesday from 10 a.m. until the hour of service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to First Presbyterian Church.

Steinhaus-Holly Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Westfield, served the family.  For online obituaries, condolences, and memorial tribute videos, visit


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