January 24, 1918
OBITUARY ~ SUSAN McDONOUGH QUICK
Susan McDonough was born September 19, 1816 at Scio, Harrison Co. Ohio and
passed away at her home in East Clearfield, Jan. 18, 1918 at 11:30 a.m. aged
71 years, 4 months. She came with her parents to Wapello Co. Iowa when 10
years of age, later moving to Mahaska Co. Iowa.
She was united in marriage to Reuben Quick, March 11, 1875, who preceded her
just nine months. Two children were born to this union, Emma Maud, who is the
wife of Frank Catterson of Clearfield, Iowa and Ellie Blanch, who died at the
age of 3 years. She left Mahaska Co. in 1895, and came to a farm in Gay
Township, Taylor Co., Iowa, where she has since resided with the exception of
3 years spent in Blockton, Iowa. She came to Clearfield in the Spring of 1916.
Mrs. Quick was for a number of years a member of Gay Center Methodist Church
but in later years was identified with the Christian Scientist in which faith
she lived until the last. She is survived by her daughter, Maud Catterson, her
grandson, Bruce Catterson and two great granddaughters, Ruby and Arlene
Catterson. There are also three brothers and seven sisters.
She was of a family of 13 children and the third one to pass away.
She was a kind and loving mother, a good neighbor and a kind and willing
friend to everybody.
Funeral services were conducted Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the residence
by J. W. Johnson, pastor of the Christian Church; interment in Clearfield
Transcription by Lorelei Rusco, June of 2011
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