Memorial services for Frank Scott
Quinn, 82, of Caldwell, who died Saturday, Jan. 24, at a Nampa
nursing home, of natural causes, will be held at 10:30 a.m.
Tuesday at the United Methodist Church, Caldwell.
The Rev. Raymond Thompson of the United Methodist Church will
officiate with rites by Mount Moriah Lodge No. 39, AF & AM,
Caldwell, and Silver City Lodge No. 13, AF & AM, Homedale.
Private burial was held earlier. Services are under the
direction of Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
Mr. Quinn was born June 4, 1904, at Oxford, Neb., to Michael
and Anna Mae Quinn, where he attended a country school.
He met and later married Maude C. Ward April 9, 1922, at
Craig, Mo., where they made their home for a few years farming
until moving back to Oxford where lie continued to farm.
They moved to Scotts Bluff, Neb., where he worked for 17 years
for the Great Western Sugar Company. They moved to
Portland, Ore., at the beginning of World War II where he
worked in the Portland shipyards. They later moved to
Denver, Colo., where he worked for the Kaiser Ammunition
Plant. At the end of the war they moved back to Scotts
Bluff where he went into the home-painting and decorating
business until 1947.
They moved to
Nampa where he continued in the home-painting and decorating
business until moving to Malvern, Ark. He worked in
construction there building steam generated power plants and
also farmed. They moved to Caldwell in 1957, where he
returned to the home-painting and decorating business until
He was a member of the
United Methodist Church, Caldwell; the Bethlehem Masonic
Lodge, No. 338, AF&AM of Rolla, Ark.; the Mount Moriah Masonic
Lodge, No. 39, AF & AM, Caldwell; the Silver City Masonic
Lodge. No. 13 AF & AM, Homedale. He was a member of the
Scottish Rite Valley of Boise, the Royal Arch Chapter No. 19,
of Caldwell; the El Korah Shrine of Boise; the Grand Council,
Royal and Selective Idaho No. 1 and the Hermosa Chapter Order
of Eastern Star, Caldwell.
He was past
associate guardian of Jobs' Daughters Bethel No. 8 for 25
years; fatherly advisor in Rainbow for Girls; and was also
active in DeMolay. He served as chaplain for many years
and was present chaplain of both Mount Moriah and Silver City
He was named honorary "grandpa"
of Jobs' Daughters, Bethel No. 8, in 1982 and had taken out
voluntary prepaid life membership this year.
He is survived by his wife of Caldwell; a son, Grant S. Quinn
of Lincoln, Neb.; a daughter, Alta Marie Hogge of Caldwell;
two brothers, Robert Quinn of Beaver City, Neb., and Floyd
Quinn of Oxford; a sister, Ella Mae Weir of Beaver City; six
grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, a brother, and a
Memorials may be made to
the American Cancer Society, in care of Dakan Funeral Chapel,
P.O. Box 1386, Caldwell, 83606.