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Information for Frank Scott Quinn
4 June 1904 - 24 January 1987
From The Idaho Press-Tribune
January 1987
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Frank Quinn

     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 his retirement.
    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 lodges.
    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 great-grandson.
    Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, in care of Dakan Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 1386, Caldwell, 83606.


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