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Dorothy L. MCQUINN

Dorothy L. McQuinn

SPRINGFIELD - Dorothy L. McQuinn, 88, of Springfield, passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at Lewis Memorial Christian Village.

She was born in Athens, IL, on February 13, 1925, the daughter of John and Marie (Gar-mers) Rath. She was a graduate of Athens High School, Class of 1943. She earned the Girls Athletic Award. She married Marshall F. McQuinn, November 25, 1943, and he preceded her in death August 28, 2008. She was also preceded in death by her parents, 4 brothers and a sister.

Mrs. McQuinn was the co-owner with her husband of McQuinn Auto Service in Springfield. She worked for many years alongside her husband and family.

She was a member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church LCMS, the Christian Women Business Club and several bowling leagues. Dorothy enjoyed camping with her husband, Marshall, and her family and was a member of the Good Sam's Camping Club. She was an accomplished seamstress, enjoyed ceramics, and was an outstanding cook. Dorothy loved her family and was a race fan, accompanying her husband to several races.

Surviving are children: Karen (husband, Kelly) Grant of Springfield, John (wife, Denise) McQuinn of Lincoln, David and Dennis (wife, Linda) McQuinn both of Springfield; 5 grandchildren: Jenni (husband, Moose) Nika, Jay (wife, Tracy) McQuinn, Lisa Rinnus (fiancée, Chris McCarthy), Jill (husband, Aaron) Andrews, Devin McQuinn, Cory Rawlings, and Whitney McQuinn; 7 great-grandchildren: Tony, Megan and Kate Nika, Robby and Abby McQuinn, and Nolan and Isaac Andrews.

Arrangements are under the direction of Bisch Funeral Home West, 2931 S. Koke Mill Rd, where visitation will be on Sunday, March 17, 2013, from 4-7 p.m. Funeral services will be held Monday, March 18, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Dr. Thomas G. Radtke officiating. Burial will follow in Camp Butler National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, those that wish may direct memorial contributions to Lewis Memorial Christian Village, 3400 W. Washington, Springfield, IL 62711.

Visit the online "Life Remembered Story" at bischfuneralhomewest.com where tributes and condolences may be left for the family.




Published in The State Journal-Register on Mar. 16, 2013
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