Rock Rapids, Iowa
May 9, 2020
Loretta Quinn, 88, of Rock Rapids, Iowa, died Saturday, May 9, 2020, at Lyon Specialty Care in Rock Rapids.
Private family service was Wednesday, May 13, at Jurrens Funeral Home, Rock Rapids, with interment in Holy Name Cemetery, Rock Rapids.
Loretta Laura Kruse was born July 6, 1931, in Boyden, Iowa, daughter of John and Mildred (Lauck) Kruse. She grew up in Rock Rapids and the Hills, Minnesota, area and graduated from Hills High School in 1949.
On April 22, 1953, she married Charles Quinn. They lived in Doon, Iowa, a few years before making their home in Rock Rapids. She worked as a bookkeeper at Peterson Lumber Yard and Modern Home Co., both in Rock Rapids.
Her husband died June 27, 1994. In December 2015, she moved to Lyon Specialty Care.
Survivors include her children, Debra Steenblock of Fremont, Nebraska, Daniel Quinn of Fairmont, Minnesota, and Therese “Terri” (Robert)Van Denover of Sioux Falls, South Dakota; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two brothers, Alfred (Dorothy) Kruse of Sioux Falls and Loren Kruse of Bel Air, Maryland; and several nieces, nephews and other extended family.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and a son-in-law, David Steenblock.