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Name: Rose Ilo Gibson Quinn (Nickname = Chee-Chee)
Spouse: Mickey N. Quinn
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Birthdate: June 16, 1939   
Date of Death: December 13, 2006  

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Rose Ilo "Chee-Chee" Quinn, age 67, of Columbia City, IN died at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 13, 2006 at the Oaks Living Care Center, Columbia City, IN. Born in Columbia City, IN on June 16, 1939, she was the daughter of Clifford Merle and Beulah Marie (Zolman) Gibson.

She has lived in Columbia City for most of her lifetime, except for a brief period, when she resided in Wawaka, IN and Indian Head Park, IL. Graduating from Columbia City High School with the Class of 1958, she also attended Warner Beauty College, Fort Wayne, IN in 1959.

She married Mickey N. Quinn on September 2, 1967 in Columbia City, IN. She first was a licensed beautician and then went to work at Ferro Magnetics, Columbia City, delivered Post and Mail newspapers for many years and lastly she and her late husband served as the Park Managers at Miami Village Mobile Home Park, rural Columbia City, IN. She also formerly attended Gospel Land Christian Church.

She is survived by 1 son, Monte (Lisa) Gregory of Larwill, IN; 1 daughter, Marte (Tim) Bowsher of Lafayette, IN; 1 brother, Jesse Gibson of Larwill, IN; 1 sister, Linda Gibson Yates of South Whitley, IN; 15 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Mickey N. Quinn, son, Mark Clifford Gregory and daughter, Ranea Rose Gregory.

Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Friday, December 15, 2006 at DeMoney-Grimes Countryside Park Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City, IN.

Funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 16, 2006 at the funeral home with Pastor Dale Moser of Gospel Land Christian Center officiating. Burial will be at Greenhill Cemetery, Columbia City, IN.

Memorial bequests may be given in Mrs. Quinn's memory to donor's choice. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. To send condolences to the family, sign the guest register or to light a memorial candle in Mrs. Quinn's memory, please visit

Last Updated: 12-15-2006 Alumni ID: 13264
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