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Jerrine M. "Jerry" Quick, age 89, formerly of Kahoka, MO, died Wednesday,January 16, 2008, at Highland Ridge Care Center in Williamsburg, IA.

She was born October 9, 1918, in Nishnubolma, MO, a daughter of Grover and Bessie Huffman Neal.

She was married to Wilfred A. "Willie" Quick following World War II on July 20, 1944, at Colorado Springs, CO. He preceded her in death on September 24, 1983.

Survivors include two daughters, Linda (Terry) Gruver of Montezuma, IA, and

Trudy (Denny) Darrah of Burlington, IA; one grandson, Cory (Monique) Denham of Morengo, IA; one granddaughter, Michelle (Tim) Walker of Marion, IA; four great grandchildren: Chelsea, Payton, Nick and Trevor; two step granddaughters; and five step great-grandchildren; a brother, Kenneth (Nancy) Neal of Colorado; four sisters: Deloris (Ken) Watkins of Nevada, June McCaleb of Nevada, Patricia (Richard) Hollowell of Colorado, and Phyllis (Jack) Davidson of Colorado; also, several nieces and nephews, including Susie (Gurden) Kraus of Kahoka, Rick (Diane) Roberts of Luray, and Barbara (Randy) Mathes of Arbela.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Wilfred "Willie" Quick; a grandson, Nick Denham; and, five sisters and one brother.

Jerry and Willie and the girls moved to Kahoka in November of 1960. She spent several years volunteering at the Kahoka Nutrition Center.

Jerry loved playing bingo and cards, going to casinos, and her weekly shopping trip with her special niece, Barb. Most of all, she loved spending time with her daughters and their families and playing skipbo with her great grandchildren. She will always be remembered for her beautiful smile and her warm and loving ways.

Funeral services were held Saturday, January 19, 2008, at 1 p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home in Kahoka with Pastor Shawn McAfee officiating. Eulogist was Mrs. Trudy Darrah. Mrs. Ida Ross was pianist with congregational hymns "Amazing Grace" and "The Old Rugged Cross".

Honorary Pallbearers were Terry Gruver, Denny Darrah, Cory Denham and Tim Walker.

Pallbearers were Randy Mathes, Travis Mathes, Jamie Mathes, Jerry Denham, Rick Roberts and John Huston.


Burial was in the Kahoka Cemetery.

Visitation was held from noon until time of services Saturday with family receiving friends during that time.

Memorials were suggested to the Jerry Quick Memorial.

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