Obit: Quast, Dorothy A. (1916 - 2003)

Contact: Kipp Kippenhan

----Source: Wednesday, December 31, 2003, Tribune - Record - Gleaner

Dorothy Quast

Dorothy A. Quast, 87, Neillsville, died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2003, at her home. Visitation will be held at 6-8 p.m., Teusday, Dec. 30, at the Gesche Funeral Home, Neillsville, and again from 10-11 a.m., preceding funeral services at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 31, at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Neillsville. The Rev. Timothy Biebert will officiate. Music will be provided by Judy Trunkel, organist. Pallbearers will be Harold "Bud" Beyer, Chuck Glassbrenner, Jeff Meier, Jim Meier, Wayne Meier, and Don Meihak.

Dorothy Agnes Quast was born Jan. 21, 1916, on the family farm in the Town of Levis, to Adolph and Christine (nee Dobes) Meier. After her schooling, she spent time looking after her brothers and sisters and helping out on the family farm. She married Frederick Quast on April 24, 1935. They raised their family and farmed in the Globe area until they retired in 1972. She was a lifelong member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church. She was baptized, confirmed, and married there. She was also a member of the St. John's Ladies Aid. She was also a member of the TOPS club. Her interests included fishing and spending time with her grandchildren.

Survivors include her son, Richard (Kathleen) Quast, Neillsville; a daughter-in-law, Elaine Quast, Sparta; five grandchildren, JaNel (Mark) Heiman, Neillsville, LaNae (Randy) Sebesta, Neillsville, Tim (Tracey) Quast, Mosinee, DeOna (Rob) Wilson, Pierz, Minn., and Steve (Dawn) Quast, Sparta; 13 great-grandchildren; one brother, Clarence (Marie) Meier, Neillsville; and one sister, Helen (Harold) Beyer, Neillsville.

Preceding her in death were her husband, Frederick; a son, Robert Quast; six brothers, and one sister.

The Gesche Funeral Home, Neillsville, is assisting the family with arrangements.



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