Sunday, April 6th, 2014
Gerald R. “Jerry” Quinn, 49, a resident of rural LaOtto, passed away at 10:00 p. m. on Friday, April 4, 2014 from the results of a single vehicle accident in Noble County.
Mr. Quinn was born on October 6, 1964 in Fort Wayne. He spent his formative years in Fort Wayne and completed his education at Northrop High School. On November 26, 1990 he was married in Fort Wayne to Jeanene Marie Neuhaus. The couple lived in St. Joe for ten years before moving to their present home in Green Township 14 years ago.
Employed as a welder and machinist, he had worked at Wirco, Inc. in Avilla for the past 26 years. He loved riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle and participating on motorcycle runs. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed fishing and hunting with his father “Pa.” He loved camping, campfires, and most especially loved and cherished his family.
The surviving relatives include his wife Jeanene; two sons Jerome R. Quinn of LaOtto and Jared A. Quinn of Chesapeake, Va; his mother and father Barbara and Ron Pelz, Sr. of Waterloo; two sisters Peggy Quinn of Syracuse and Rhonda (Jim) Bubb of Greencastle; three brothers Ron E. (Kari) Pelz, Jr. of Vancouver, Wa., and Mark A. Pelz and Mike E. Pelz, both of Fort Wayne; and his beloved grandson Colten R. Quinn.
He was preceded in death by his biological father Karl R. Quinn.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a. m. on Thursday, April 10, 2014, at the Sheets & Childs Funeral Home in Churubusco with Condon Powers, officiating.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday from 2 to 8 p. m., or one hour prior to the service Thursday morning.
Interment will be in the Ege Catholic Cemetery, Noble County.
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