THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
James A. Quandt
James A. Quandt, 81, of the Town of Breed, passed away Saturday, Jan. 18 at his home under the care of Southern Care Hospice.
Born in the Town of Breed on Oct. 15, 1932 to Chris and Anna (Zieries) Quandt, he served in the United States Navy from 1952-1954. On June 5, 1954, he married Evelyn School at St. Michaels Catholic Church in Suring. He worked at Allen Bradley in Milwaukee until moving back to Suring. He worked as a logger and then at New Line from where he retired. After retirement he was a transport driver for Newview Industries. He was supervisor for Breed Town Board for six years and enjoyed hunting, fishing and berry picking.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Evelyn; a daughter, Karen (Jeffrey) Hoffman, of Appleton; a son Mark (Amy) Quandt, of Suring; four grandchildren; sisters, Luella (Chester) Schuettpelz and Dorothy (Richard) Witt, both of Suring, Edna (Roman) Gipp, of Seymour; brothers, John (Oriean) Quandt, of Shawano, Gerald (Geraldine) Quandt, of Green Bay, Melvin (Jean) Quandt, of Breed and Orville (Bette) Quandt, of Suring; sisters-in-law, LaVerne (Norman) Kufner, Eunice School and Evelyn School and numerous nieces and nephews .
A gathering of family and friends will be held on Friday, Jan. 24 from 9 a.m. until time of a Memorial Mass at 11 a.m. at St. Michaels Catholic Chapel, Junction. Inurnment will be at a later date in the Town of Breed Cemetery. Weber-Hill Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.