Obit published in Records of George Co., MS. Obituaries and Memorials 1997. Compiled by Marjorie Baxter. Used by permission.
Funeral Services for MARY QUAST
Funeral rites for MRS. MARY E. QUAST, 82, of McComb were held April 15 at 11 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Oconto.
MRS. QUAST, the former MARY DORY, was born in Oconto. She was married to ALEX QUAST and the couple lived in Shawano until he preceded her in death in 1966.
Over the years, MRS. QUAST worked as a nurses aid and as a cook. She lived in Oconto following the death of her husband and then resided with her daughter, GEORGIANA TAPPA in Sturgeon Bay, Appleton and McComb. She died April 10, 1997 at Southwest Regional Medical Center in McComb.
Survivors include a son, WESTIN QUAST of Fayetteville, NC.; seven daughters, MARILYN McDONALD, Oconto; DELORES HOLM of Lucedale, NANCY CROWFOOT of San Antonio, TX.; JUDY ZEISKE, Brillion; ELLA MAY RATH of Sturgeon Bay; LEONE SCHNEIDEWEND of Preston, ID.; GEORGIANA TAPPA of McComb; 32 grandchildren and 27 great grandchildren.
Also surviving are three sisters, SYLVIA GROLL of Washington, DOROTHY LaCOMBE of Kelly Lake and MARJORIE COLSON of Oconto; and four brothers, CLARENCE MODROW of Princeton, VERNON MODROW of Oconto, DICK MODROW of NY,. and JACK MODROW of Green Bay.
She was preceded in death by her husband, ALEX (1966); a son, ARNOLD, a brother BRUCE, a sister DELORES and a grandson PATRICK.
Officiating at the services was Rev. Dean Allen. Interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery in Shawano with Rhodes-Charapata Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.