Marie Quinn


(Aug. 7, 2004)

Marie Quinn of Powell died at Cody on Saturday, Aug. 7. She was 85.

She was born Nov. 27, 1918, at Riverton to Georg and Margaret (Beleth) Rein. She was a graduate of Riverton High School and West Suburban Hospital in Oak Park, Ill.

She was a dedicated nurse. Following graduation from college, she entered the U.S. Army during World War II and served as a mash unit nurse in the European campaign. Following the war, she continued in the nursing field in the Riverton area, serving in the Riverton Memorial Hospital, the school district and on the ambulance service. She retired from nursing in 1989 to hunt rocks and enjoy her grandchildren.

Survivors include two sons, Georg Trosper (Ann) of Cody and Ed Trosper (Carla) of Mt. Vernon, Wash.; six granddaughters, Amy Williams and Holly Bratten of Mt. Vernon, Wash., Ti Trosper in the U.S. Navy, Sunny Trosper of Topeka, Kans., Haley Williams and Madison Williams of Mt. Vernon; and two brothers, Fritz and Robert Rein, both of Riverton.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Georg and Margaret Rein; her sisters, Ruth Dow and Gretchen Dose; and a brother, Georg Rein.

Should friends desire, memorials might be directed to the WW II Memorial in care of Powell High School.