Mabel Quinn Obituary

Mabel M. Quinn
Mabel M. Quinn
Mabel M. Quinn

December 20, 1912 - December 27, 2007
Born in Berwick, Iowa
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Mabel M. Quinn, 95, died Thursday, December 27, 2007 at her home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, January 3, 2008 at St. Ambrose Cathedral. Burial will be at Glendale Cemetery.

Mabel was born December 20, 1912 in Berwick, Iowa and had lived in the Des Moines area most of her life. She was a home maker and a member of St. Ambrose Cathedral for 17 years, All Saints Catholic Church for 50+ years and Mercy Heritage.

Mabel greatly enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoyed playing Pitch and Bingo at the Mercy Activity Center. She was a devoted mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother. Her spirit of love and kindness was felt by her gentle touch and kiss on your hand. She touched many people and will be greatly missed.

Mabel was preceded in death by her husband Donald, son, James and great grandson Travis L. Quinn. She is survived and lovingly remembered by her eight children: Donald J. Quinn, Jr. (Rosemary) of Prole, IA, Sharon Driskill (Bill) of Fredericksburg, VA, Mary Etta Quinn, Robert J. Quinn (Marcia) and Barbara Reimers all of Des Moines, Donna J. Erickson of Franklin Furnace, OH, Timothy P. Quinn of Nashville, TN and Kevin B. Quinn (Royce) of Colo, IA; 32 grandchildren; 58 great grandchildren; and 4 great great grandchildren.

Visitation will be 3:00 – 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 2, 2008 at Iles Funeral Homes – Dunn’s Chapel. Rosaries will be said at 3:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. A vigil service will follow the 3:30 p.m. rosary. Memorial contributions may be directed to Mercy Hospice, Mercy Park Activity Center, St. Ambrose Cathedral or EWTN.


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Dunn's Funeral Home
2121 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Wednesday, January 2, 2008
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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St. Ambrose Cathedral
607 High Street
Des Moines, IA US 50309
Thursday, January 3, 2008
10:00 AM
Glendale Cemetery
4909 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
Thursday, January 3, 2008


Mercy Hospice Johnston
5820 Winwood Drive
Johnston, IA 50131
St. Ambrose Cathedral
6th & High Streets
Des Moines, IA US