Owen Woolf Quinton Obituary
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Owen Woolf Quinton, 91, of Pleasant Grove, Utah, passed away February 5, 2005. He was born in Cardston Alberta, Canada on July 13, 1913 to James Fredrick and Sara Woolf Quinton.
He grew up and attended schools in Cardston and Calgary. He was a member of the Air Force where he worked as an electrician at the Great Falls, Montana, Air Force Base. He moved from Cardston to Northern California [in] 1953 to pursue a career in Real Estate investing and then to Southern California to do the same. They later moved to Mapleton and Springville [UT]. One of his favorite hobbies was playing golf.
He married...Ruth Nielson December 10, 1938 in Lethbridge Alberta, Canada, they were sealed in the Cardston LDS TEmple in 1944, she died August, 1987. He married Thelma Rasmussen Uibel June 19, 1992 in the Provo LDS Temple.
He was an active member of the LDS church. He served in many callings, Bishopric in Cardston, High Priest Group Leader, Stake Missionary, and devoted Home Teacher in California.
He is survived by his wife Thelma; son, Gordon Quinton of California; daughter, Linda Gay Burr, Provo; four stepchildren: Trudy Dowling, Provo; F. Brent Uibel, Cedar Hills; Marsha Bosworth, Ogden; Alana Issel, American Fork; 22 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, 20 step-grandchildren, 32 step-great grandchildren; brother Garth Quinton of Cardston; two sisters, Frieda Quinton of Calgary and lena Malmbery of Cardston. He was preceded in death by [h]is parents, first wife, Ruth; brother, Mervin Quinton; sister, Loila Fisher; [and] two daughters, Peggy Eilers and Julie Ann Davis.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, February 10, 2005, at 11 a.m. in the Orchard Ward, 828 South Locust Ave. Pleasant Grove. Family and friends may call on Wednesday, February 9th from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Walker Sanderson Funeral Home, 646 East 800 North in Orem and 9:45 to 10:45 at church prior to service. Inter[n]ment will be in the Springville Evergreen Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to the LDS Church Humanitarian or Perpetual Education Fund.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.walkerfamilymortuaries.com.