Rush Funeral Home
Margaret Ella Quinn, age 84, of Rapid City, died Friday, May 06, 2005, at the Beverly Healthcare Bella Vista Nursing Home in Rapid City.
Margaret Ella Quinn was born January 8, 1921 at Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin, the daughter of Peter and Charlotte (Phalen) Quinn. She grew up on the Hudson Flat in northeastern Haakon County along with one sister and three brothers. After graduating from the eighth grade, she helped area families taking care of children and helping around the house. In 1958, Margaret and her parents moved to Rapid City, where she has since resided.
Margaret enjoyed playing cards and did fancy work.
Survivors include her sister Elizabeth Berry of Mora, Minnesota; three brothers Jack Quinn and his wife Donna of Milesville, Leo Quinn and his wife Joyce of Rapid City, and Anthony Quinn of Rapid City. Margaret is also survived by eight nephews, ten nieces, their families and her many friends from Bella Vista.
Margaret was preceded in death by her parents; three nephews, Michael, Joe and Tom; her sister-in-law Esther Quinn and her brother-in-law Claude Berry.
Visitation was held 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 8, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Philip, with a rosary service at 7:00 p.m.
Mass of Christian Burial was held 10:00 a.m. Monday, May 9, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, with Father Ron Garry officiating.
Interment was in the Masonic Cemetery, Philip.
A memorial has been established in Margaret’s memory for St. Mary’s Catholic Church of Milesville, South Dakota.
MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL
Monday, May 9, 2005 10:00 a.m.
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
Philip, South Dakota
Father Ron Garry
Maureen Palecek – Organist / Vocalist
"Faith Of Our Father"
"Come Holy Ghost"
Rick Borkovec – Joel Harsma – Kevin Bierwagen
Pat Quinn – Tim Quinn – Eli Berry
Jerry Quinn – Ray Quinn – Jim Quinn
Rex Berry – Brady Quinn
Claudia Forshier – Janelle Smith – Delores Kummer
Lori Bierwagen – Kathy Borkovec – Anna Harsma
Nancy Black – Carmel Gorham - Diane Cooper
Philip, South Dakota