THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
William Bill Quever, 88, of Menominee, MI., passed away Monday, Jan. 6 at the Wisconsin Home for Veterans in Union Grove.
Born Oct. 25, 1925 in Marinette to the late Floyd and Laurena (Wines) Quever, he served in the United States Navy during World War II and in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict. On Nov. 28, 1951, he married the former Pearl Hupp. She preceded him in death in 2002. He worked as an Instrument Technician for Scott Paper Company for 31 years.
A longtime member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church, he served as Alderman in Menominee's Fifth Ward, was a Menominee County Supervisor and lifetime member of American Legion Post 146 and Veteran of Foreign Wars Post 1887. He enjoyed flying with the Civil Air Patrol along with hunting and fishing.
He is survived by his children, Vernon Quever, of Las Vegas, Nv., Grant (Sue) Quever, of Burlington and Joan (Juan Jose) Perez, of Columbus, Oh.; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Pearl; two sisters and two brothers.
Family received friends at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Menominee on Monday Jan. 13 from 10 a.m. until time of funeral services at noon. A luncheon followed in the Church Fellowship Hall. Rev. Lee Goodwin officiated with burial in Riverside Cemetery at 2 p.m. Military honors were conducted by the 20 Year Club. Anderson Kell Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements. In lieu of other forms of sympathy, a memorial fund was established in his name.
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