Edna A. Quinn passed away on February 23, 2016 at Columbia Basin Care. She was born November 12, 1914 in Fulda, Minn., to John Uttech and Sophia (Miller) Uttech. She graduated in 1932 from Fulda High School.
She married James “Jim” Quinn. Edna worked at Boeing as a “Rosie the Riveter” until after the wars, then stayed on as a bookkeeper for Boeing for 35 years. She was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church.
Edna is survived by Herb and Sharon Klaviter of The Dalles, Ore., many nieces and nephews, Kevin and Patty Klaviter of Boardman, Ore., Todd and Debi Klaviter of The Dalles, Ore., Steve and Connie Klaviter of The Dalles, Ore., and many great nieces and nephews. She is preceeded in death by her parents, siblings, and husband Jim Quinn. Edna never had children but was very devoted to her nieces and nephews.
A celebration of life will be held at Bethany Lutheran Church, 2323 E 12th St., The Dalles, OR 97058 on March 6, 2016 at 4 p.m. Memorials suggested to Columbia Lutheran School, 2323 E 12th St., The Dalles, OR 97058.
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