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David R. Quimby

August 9, 1940 — February 5, 2023


David R. Quimby


David R. Quimby, age 82, of Sheboygan, passed away on February 5, 2023, at the Aurora Medical Center in Grafton.

He was born on August, 9, 1940, in Lansing, MI to the late Raymond and Patience (Smith) Quimby. He graduated from Eaton Rapids High School and then proudly served his country in the United States Navy from 1958-1961. He furthered his education at Michigan State University, earning a masters degree in educational administration. In 1963, Dave married Phyllis Hollister and together they had three beautiful daughters. Dave was an administrator at St. Norbert College in De Pere, retiring in 2002.

Dave loved being outdoors, such as hunting, fishing and boating. He had a generous heart and always willing to help others. He will be deeply missed.

He is survived by his daughters, Heather (David) Schuster and Jennifer (Ben) Withers; his significant other, Jan Miller; grandchildren, Anne (Nathan), John, Brian, Hugh, William and Leon and ex-wife Phyllis Jean.

Along with his mother, Patience Pratt, Dave was preceded in death by a daughter, Summer Ann Quimby.

A Celebration of Life for Dave will be held at 11:30 AM on June 24, 2023, at the Wind Jammers Sailing Club, 4009 Channel Road in Saumico, WI 54173, with Military Honors to follow.

Memorial donations can be made in David's name to either National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Breast Cancer Research Foundation, or to the Wind Jammers Sailing Club in Suamico.

The family would like to thank the staff at both St. Nicholas Hospital and Aurora Medical Center in Grafton for the excellent care given to Dave.

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, June 24, 2023

11:30am - 12:30 pm (Central time)

Wind Jammers Sailing Club

4009 Channel Rd, Suamico, WI 54173

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