Obit: Quicker, Reinhart William (1913 - 1965)


Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon



Surnames: Quicker, Steinbach, Renne, Barth, Schafer, Voight, Vanderwyst, Schmidt, Mattson, Claver, Giese,  Kaufman, Trawig, Kelly, Cerny, Vanderbergen, Mueller, Symes, Repinske, Carleson, Harwick, Jandrey, Erickson, Carl, Skroch, Kleinschmidt, Tasse, Wessenberg, Wall, Scott, Benecke


----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) October 7, 1965


Quicker, Reinhart William (29 June 1913 - 29 September 1965)


Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon for Reinhart W. Quicker, 52, of Rt. 1 Granton, who died suddenly September 29 on Highway 10 while being taken home after becoming ill near the courthouse.  The Rev. F. C. Benecke of the Zion Lutheran Church in Granton officiated at services from the Georgas Funeral Home.  Burial was made in the Lynn Cemetery.


Reinhart William Quicker was born June 29, 1913, in the Town of Lynn, the son of the late James and Louise (Steinbach) Quicker. He attended rural school in the Lynn area and following his marriage to the former Vivian Renne on November 9, 1935, in Nasonville, he engaged in farming in the Lynn area. The family moved to Neillsville in 1943, where he was employed at the Neillsville Milk Products Cooperative plant.  In 1959 they moved back to Lynn, where they operated a tavern.  He had been in ill health for the last year.


He is survived by his wife; three sons, James of Milwaukee, Walter of Neillsville and Gene, at home.   Other survivors are: four sisters, Mrs. John (Hilda) Barth of Chili, Mrs. Melvin (Leah) Schafer of Granton, Mrs. Mervin (Esther) Voight of San Diego, Cal., and Mrs. LaVern (Irene) Vanderwyst of Granton; three brothers, Albert of El Cajon, Cal., Roland of Granton and Hubert H. Quicker of Neillsville; and by four grandchildren.


People from out of town attending the funeral were: James Quicker of Milwaukee; A/3c Harold Vanderwyst of Chanute AFB, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Norbert Schmidt of De Pere; Mrs. William Mattson of Menomonee Falls; Mr. and Mrs. George Steinbach, Francis Claver, Theodore Claver, Mrs. Lorraine Giese and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Steinbach, all of Brillion.


Mr. and Mrs. Leonard J. Kaufman, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Trawig, Mr. and Mrs. John Kelly, Mrs. Joseph Cerny and Miss Kitty Kelly, all of Manitowoc; Mr. and Mrs. Gay Vanderbergen and Mrs. Herman Mueller of Arpin; Mable Symes of Oregon, Wis.; Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Renne, Mr. and Mrs. James Quicker and family, Mr. and Mrs. Gene Repinske, all of Milwaukee; Dennis Quicker of Minneapolis, Minn.; Miss Rita Carleson of Montgomery, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Harold Vanderbergen of Berlin; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Harwick of Kingsford, Mich.; and Mr. and Mrs. Al Jandrey of Kaukauna.


Pallbearers were: James Erickson, Arnold Carl, Everett Skroch, Silas Kleinschmidt, Cyril Tasse and Arnold Wessenberg.


"Jesus Sinners Doth Receive" and "Who Knows When Death may Overtake Me" were sung by Ellis Wall, accompanied by Mrs. Jess W. Scott.




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