Quentin J. Davies, age 95, formerly of Eldorado and Eagle River, passed away on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. He was born on January 29, 1919, the son of the late Leslie and Elizabeth (Jones) Davies. On October 23, 1943 he married Verona Tabbert in Eldorado. She preceded him in death on June 3, 2002. Quentin worked the family farm and later worked for Bluemke's in Rosendale. He also worked at Mercury Marine as a machinist for ten years. He loved to spend time with his family at his cabin in Eagle River. Quentin was fun loving, a jack of all trades, and treasured being with his family. He was a lover of life. His big smile and fun loving personality will be dearly missed. He will be remembered for saying, "If I felt any better, I couldn't stand it."
Quentin is survived by his children: Lyle (Katherine) Davies of Eldorado, and Doris (Larry) Schauff of Sun Prairie: grandchildren: Jason (Kelly) Davies, Kimberly (Dustin) Robinet, Tara Schauff, Todd Schauff; great-grandchildren: Katherine, Emily, Evelyn, Liliana, Gabriella, Noah, Malia, Denver, and Colton; sister, Mary Kinyon; and many nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews, and great great-nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Verona; his parents; sister, Lois (Walter) Miller; and brother-in-law, Louie Kinyon.
The funeral service will be at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at the Seefeld Funeral Home, with Rev. Thomas Behnke officiating. Friends will be received at the funeral home on Saturday from 12:00 p.m. until the time of the service. Burial will be in Zoar Cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed at www.seefeldfuneral.com
The family extends a special thank you to Quentin's good friend, Albert Ting, who cared for Quentin to the last day. Further, thank you to Agrace Hospice Care for their wonderful care.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established.