Donna (Joan) M. Quinn | News, Sports, Jobs
GLADSTONE — Donna (Joan) M. Quinn, 92, of Gladstone, Michigan, died Thursday, September 22, 2022 at Marshfield Medical Center-Dickinson in Iron Mountain, Michigan.
Donna was born on July 25, 1930 in Escanaba, Michigan, the daughter of Julius and Lionel (Rose) King, and the youngest of 12 children. She graduated in 1949 from Rapid River High School where she was a cheerleader. Her bubbly, warm personality was a good fit as a waitress at Jack’s restaurant in Rapid River before becoming a cashier at Gladstone State Bank until her marriage.
She was married to John Quinn on May 18, 1965.
She enjoyed being a wife, mother, and homemaker who loved to cook, garden, and adore her family. She also loved to crochet and sing. She enjoyed visiting people and often greeted guests with cookies and coffee. In her later years, she and John enjoyed the casino and took country walks.
In addition to her loving husband, Donna is survived by her daughter, Cheryl (Scott) Bray of Norway, Michigan; son, Timothy (Shannon) Quinn of Sheboygan, Wis.; four grandchildren, Brandon Quinn of Sheboygan, Wis., and Alyshia Quinn of Cape Cod, Mass.; John Edwardsen, Norway, Mich., and Gannon Bray, Norway, Mich. ; two sisters-in-law, Lois Quinn and Carole King; and many beloved nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Donna is predeceased by seven brothers, Julius, Edsil, Delore, Robert, Rodger, Harley and David King; four sisters, Madeline King, Arabelle King, Elma Roberto and Elsie King; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Lena King, Audrey King-Roberts, Lawrence Roberto, James Quinn, Jane Quinn, Tom Quinn, Dennis Quinn, Pat Quinn, Leona Quinn, Theresa and Marv Pouliot, and Rose and Bob Daly, Alice and Ben Wiltzius, Mary Mae and Ralph Kasten, and Francis Cowell; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, September 29 from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone. The Christian burial mass will follow at 2 p.m. at All Saints Catholic Church in Gladstone. Lunch will follow in the parish hall. Donna will be buried in Fernwood Cemetery in Gladstone. The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County are helping the Quinn family. Please visit www.skradskifuneralhomes.com to offer a message of sympathy online.