Marjorie Ann Quinlan
October 4, 1925 – March 18, 2019
Born in Syracuse, Kansas, on October 4, 1925. Preceded in death by husband, Melvin R. Quinlan; parents, Anna Heck Wherritt and Barton William Wherritt; brothers Milton Hood and Barton LeRoy Wherritt; sister Lucille Godfrey; and companion Jodie Albert “Al” Thornton. Survived by sons James Quinlan (Kathy), Trent Quinlan (Kendra), granddaughters Stephanie Murphy (Todd), Elizabeth Bills (David), grandson Matthew Quinlan (Brooke); granddaughters Erin Quinlan, Alyssa Blue (David), Whitney Lipsey (Brad); great grandsons James “Teddy” Murphy and Garrett Bills; great granddaughters Olivia Murphy, Emily Bills, Charlotte Bills, Reagan Blue and Anna Blue.
Marjorie was a loving, vivacious, and occasionally strong-willed wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Across six cities and 20 years, she raised two sons while supporting her husband during numerous corporate transfers. In 1967 Omaha became “home” where she was actively engaged in a variety of community, arts and service organizations. After the death of her husband in 1995, she was later blessed with a second chance at love with companion “Al”.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, March 24th from 4pm to 6pm at the West Center Chapel. SERVICES: Monday, March 25th at 2pm, Dundee Presbyterian Church, 5312 Underwood Ave. Private family interment. Memorials are suggested to Dundee Presbyterian Church and Lauritzen Gardens.