Richard J. Quinlan, 65
Jan. 24, 1950 -- Sept. 13, 2015

Richard J. QuinlanRichard “Rick” J. Quinlan, 65, of West Bend, was called home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015.

He was born Jan. 24, 1950, to the late Joseph and Norma (nee Gustin) Quinlan in Fond du Lac. He graduated from Goodrich High School in Fond du Lac and later attended the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. On Aug. 21, 1971, he was united in marriage to Carol Gervais at Presentation Church in North Fond du Lac. Rick was a meat cutter his whole life, working first at A& P, then Jewel and finishing his career at Roundy’s as a manager and merchandiser. He was very passionate in his work. He enjoyed retirement and loved going up north to their trailer in the town of Barnes. He loved to go bass fishing and especially enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. Rick will be missed by all who knew him.

Those Rick leaves behind to cherish his memory include his loving wife of 43 years, Carol; two sons, Jason (significant other, Amberstar Choma) Quinlan of West Bend and Trevor (Courtney) Quinlan of Dallas; three granddaughters, McKenna Quinlan, Paige Quinlan and Finleigh Quinlan; sister, Norine (Doug) Quinlan-Janzen of Germantown; nephew, Justin (Sarah) Janzen; and other relatives and friends. In addition to his parents, Rick was preceded in death by his brother, Jack Quinlan of Fond du Lac.

A funeral service in remembrance of Rick will be held at noon Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015, at the Myrhum-Patten Funeral Home (1315 W. Washington St., West Bend).

Rick’s family will greet relatives and friends at the funeral home Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of service.

A special thank you to all the friends at the Buck N Bass Campground resort for all their help and care.

Myrhum-Patten Funeral and Cremation Service of West Bend has been entrusted with Rick’s arrangements. More information and online condolences may be expressed at