Steven point gazette May 31, 2003
James Anthony Quinn
James Anthony Quinn, 84, a Stevens Point native, died Saturday, May 31, 2003, in Madison.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church, with the Revs. Ted Ostrowski and Al Jakubowski officiating. Burial will be in St. Stephen Cemetery.
Visitation will be at the church from 10 a.m. Wednesday until the services.
The Shuda Funeral Chapel in Stevens Point is assisting the family with arrangements.
Mr. Quinn was born Dec. 30, 1918, in Stevens Point, a son of the late George and Elizabeth (Weller) Quinn. He graduated from Stevens Point High School in 1936.
He worked for Western Union until entering the U.S. Army on Oct. 15, 1940, at Fort Sheridan, Ill. He was discharged as a captain on June 13, 1952, at Camp McCoy, Wis. He was then active in the Army Reserves, attaining the rank of major, until 1955. During his service he was awarded the Asiatic/Pacific Ribbon with one Bronze Star, the Korean Service Medal and the UN Service Medal with two overseas ribbons.
He was married to Lorraine Urbanowski on Aug. 14, 1942, at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Stevens Point.
After his military service he worked in communications for Texaco in Chicago, Ill., until his retirement in 1975. He lived in Janesville from 1975 until April when he and his wife moved to Madison.
Survivors include his wife; five daughters, Patt (David) Clark, Milwaukee, Kathie (David) Belonger, Medford, N.J., Linda (Bob) Rutz, Blue Island, Ill., Peggy (Don) Burr, Beltsville, Md., and Maureen (John) Walrath, Madison; one sister, Dolores (Elmer) Greuel, Fond du Lac; two brothers, Francis "Greg" (Larraine), Milwaukee, and George "Smiley" (Dorothy), Germantown; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.