Owen Woolf Quinton

13 Jul 1913 - 5 Feb 2005

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Owen Woolf Quinton

13 Jul 1913 - 5 Feb 2005
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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 electricia

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Owen Woolf Quinton


Evergreen Cemetery

1876-1998 North 2000 West
Springville, Utah, Utah
United States


May 28, 2011


April 16, 2020


May 26, 2011

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Owen Woolf Quinton Obituary

Contributor: comstock Created: 2 years ago Updated: 2 years ago

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.

Life timeline of Owen Woolf Quinton

Owen Woolf Quinton was born on 13 Jul 1913
Owen Woolf Quinton was 16 years old when Babe Ruth becomes the first baseball player to hit 500 home runs in his career with a home run at League Park in Cleveland, Ohio. George Herman "Babe" Ruth Jr. was an American professional baseball player whose career in Major League Baseball (MLB) spanned 22 seasons, from 1914 through 1935. Nicknamed "The Bambino" and "The Sultan of Swat", he began his MLB career as a stellar left-handed pitcher for the Boston Red Sox, but achieved his greatest fame as a slugging outfielder for the New York Yankees. Ruth established many MLB batting records, including career home runs (714), runs batted in (RBIs) (2,213), bases on balls (2,062), slugging percentage (.690), and on-base plus slugging (OPS) (1.164); the latter two still stand as of 2018. Ruth is regarded as one of the greatest sports heroes in American culture and is considered by many to be the greatest baseball player of all time. In 1936, Ruth was elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame as one of its "first five" inaugural members.
Owen Woolf Quinton was 26 years old when Adolf Hitler signs an order to begin the systematic euthanasia of mentally ill and disabled people. Adolf Hitler was a German politician, demagogue, and Pan-German revolutionary, who was the leader of the Nazi Party, Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945 and Führer ("Leader") of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945. As dictator, Hitler initiated World War II in Europe with the invasion of Poland in September 1939, and was central to the Holocaust.
Owen Woolf Quinton was 31 years old when World War II: The Allied invasion of Normandy—codenamed Operation Overlord—begins with the execution of Operation Neptune (commonly referred to as D-Day), the landing of 155,000 Allied troops on the beaches of Normandy in France. The Allied soldiers quickly break through the Atlantic Wall and push inland in the largest amphibious military operation in history. The Allies of World War II, called the United Nations from the 1 January 1942 declaration, were the countries that together opposed the Axis powers during the Second World War (1939–1945). The Allies promoted the alliance as a means to control German, Japanese and Italian aggression.
Owen Woolf Quinton was 40 years old when Jonas Salk announced the successful test of his polio vaccine on a small group of adults and children (vaccination pictured). Jonas Edward Salk was an American medical researcher and virologist. He discovered and developed one of the first successful polio vaccines. Born in New York City, he attended New York University School of Medicine, later choosing to do medical research instead of becoming a practicing physician. In 1939, after earning his medical degree, Salk began an internship as a physician scientist at Mount Sinai Hospital. Two years later he was granted a fellowship at the University of Michigan, where he would study flu viruses with his mentor Thomas Francis, Jr.
Owen Woolf Quinton was 52 years old when Thirty-five hundred United States Marines are the first American land combat forces committed during the Vietnam War. The United States Marine Corps (USMC), also referred to as the United States Marines, is a branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for conducting amphibious operations with the United States Navy. The U.S. Marine Corps is one of the four armed service branches in the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.
Owen Woolf Quinton was 64 years old when Star Wars is released in theaters. Star Wars is a 1977 American epic space opera film written and directed by George Lucas. It is the first film in the original Star Wars trilogy and the beginning of the Star Wars franchise. Starring Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Peter Cushing, Alec Guinness, David Prowse, James Earl Jones, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, and Peter Mayhew, the film focuses on the Rebel Alliance, led by Princess Leia (Fisher), and its attempt to destroy the Galactic Empire's space station, the Death Star.
Owen Woolf Quinton was 67 years old when Mount St. Helens erupts in Washington, United States, killing 57 people and causing $3 billion in damage. Mount St. Helens or Louwala-Clough is an active stratovolcano located in Skamania County, Washington, in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. It is 50 miles (80 km) northeast of Portland, Oregon and 96 miles (154 km) south of Seattle, Washington. Mount St. Helens takes its English name from the British diplomat Lord St Helens, a friend of explorer George Vancouver who made a survey of the area in the late 18th century. The volcano is located in the Cascade Range and is part of the Cascade Volcanic Arc, a segment of the Pacific Ring of Fire that includes over 160 active volcanoes. This volcano is well known for its ash explosions and pyroclastic flows.
Owen Woolf Quinton was 86 years old when Columbine High School massacre: Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold killed 13 people and injured 24 others before committing suicide at Columbine High School in Columbine, Colorado. The Columbine High School massacre was a school shooting that occurred on April 20, 1999, at Columbine High School in Columbine, an unincorporated area of Jefferson County, Colorado, United States, in the Denver metropolitan area. In addition to the shootings, the complex and highly planned attack involved a fire bomb to divert firefighters, propane tanks converted to bombs placed in the cafeteria, 99 explosive devices, and car bombs. The perpetrators, senior students Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, murdered 12 students and one teacher. They injured 21 additional people, and three more were injured while attempting to escape the school. The pair subsequently committed suicide.
Owen Woolf Quinton died on 5 Feb 2005 at the age of 91
Grave record for Owen Woolf Quinton (13 Jul 1913 - 5 Feb 2005), BillionGraves Record 891 Springville, Utah, Utah, United States