Service: A memorial visitation will be held 6:00-8:00pm Thursday, July 5, 2012 at Anderson-Jones-Corcoran Harrisburg Funeral Chapel
Harrisburg, SD – John “Jack” Quien, 71, passed away on Sunday, July 1, 2012 at Good Samaritan Society in Lennox, SD.
Jack Quien, son of Andrew and Ruby (Strand) Quien was born December 4, 1940 in Canton, SD. He grew up in Canton, SD and received his education their. Jack entered the United States Navy and served on the USS Kitty Hawk and was honorably discharged.
Jack worked for John Morrell & Co. for several years. He will be remembered by most at Jack the “Junk Man”. He lived his life on his own terms and enjoyed it. Jack loved scrapping and being outdoors. Jack was also a gun enthusiast as most of the male Quiens were.
Survivors include two children, son, John C. Quien of Harrisburg, SD; daughter, Jennifer (Rob) Boyer of Harrisburg, SD; five grandchildren, Meghan (Tom) Schnabel of Eureka, SD, Isaac Quien, Nolan, Cade, and Emilee Boyer; two great-grandchildren, Peyton and Mallory Schnabel; two brothers, Hank and Jim; three sisters, Hazel, Mary, and Rachael. Jack was preceded in death by his parents; and son, Andrew J. Quien.
A memorial visitation will be held 6:00-8:00pm Thursday, July 5, 2012 at Anderson-Jones-Corcoran Harrisburg Funeral Chapel.www.harrisburgchapel.com
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Jen and John and families, My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time of your loss.
I am sure you will all miss him tremendously! Keep your memories of him close in your hearts!
Know he loved you all very much! That is one thing I remember so well about Jack is how important
his children were to him and how much he loved you!
Jennifer and John my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family love Jennifer Ovre lee
My sincere sympathies to John and Jen and their families. God’s blessings in your grief.
John & family, so sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. May happy memories comfort you at this time. Love follows us, no matter how far. Wishing you and your family strenth and peace.
No doubt Andy met Jack at the gate with a giant smile. I can see his smile plain as day. I see it every day. I bet Heaven saw fireworks on the 4th like never before. My thoughts are with you and your family John.
Kindest Regards, Dawn Smith