A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Stephen Catholic Church in Stevens Point, with the Rev. Jerzy Rebacz officiating. Interment will be in Guardian Angel Cemetery in Stevens Point.
Visitation will be at the church from 9:30 a.m. Friday until the Mass.
Boston Funeral Home of Stevens Point assisted the family with arrangements. Condolences may be offered online at www.bostonfuneralhome.net.
Mr. Quimby was born Aug. 25, 1926, a son of the late George and Helen (Anderson) Quimby. He attended St. Stephen Grade School.
He graduated from P.J. Jacobs High School mid-semester in 1944 to enlist in the U.S. Navy at the age of 17 (serving at the same time as his father). He became a motor machinist on a mine sweeper during his time of service. He was honorably discharged in 1946.
He was married to Germaine J. (Gerrie) Krusa on May 10, 1958, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Stevens Point.
Mr. Quimby worked for Wisconsin (Ma Bell) Telephone Co. and later retired from AT&T.
He was a member of the American Legion Post 6 for 69 years, making him the longest-serving member. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus; and of the 40 et 8, of which he served as Chef de Gare in 1971. He also installed life lines for St. Michael’s Hospital and volunteered for many years at Holy Family Church in Tucson, Ariz., where he and his wife wintered. He also repaired talking books for the blind in Tucson.
He was a dialysis patient for more than seven years.
Survivors include his wife; one daughter, Melanie (Mike) Schultz, Plover; one son, John (Lauretta), Marathon; one sister, Shirley (Charles) Smith, Appleton; two brothers, David (Bonnie), Stevens Point, and Thomas, Plover and two grandsons.
He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Joan Meshak and Ann Marie Pozorski.