William “Bill” Quest, aged 86 years of Moose Jaw, SK passed away peacefully at Pioneer Lodge on Friday, December 7th, 2018.
Bill was born on February 17th, 1932 to Eunice and Roy Quest in Lawson, SK. There on August 20th,1956 began the 59-year marriage to Marjory (née Gooding) and then a family of three children. In Central Butte, he excelled at farm equipment sales at John Deer and managing Co-op Implements. Bill retired to his true passion, which was always his family and friends.
He was predeceased by his brother, Leonard; son-in-law, Daniel Williams; loving wife, Marjory; and his friend of 80 years, Ken ‘Skip’ McConnell. Bill is survived by his sister, Joy (Ron) Kurz; children: Dale (Deb) Quest, Sheila (David) Maydanich, and Janice Williams (Tim Meitz); grandchildren: Graeme (Karolina) Quest, Krista (Derrick) Murias, Braden Quest (Dawn), Brettany (Andrew) Breschetti, Sheldon (Jenna) Williams, and Chelsey Maydanich; great-grandchildren: Cohen, Izabela, Hallie, Mya, Jordan, Brady, and Daniel; grand-puppy, Lexxie, with whom he had a special bond; and devoted friends, Gord Cowan and family.
Bill’s family extends our sincere thanks and appreciation for the exceptional caring support the nurses and home care provided over the last couple of years of his life. They were all dear to him and our family.
In keeping with Bill’s wishes, a Private Family Service will be held. As an expression of sympathy, donations in Bill’s name may be made to The Moose Jaw Humane Society, Box 1658 Station Main, Moose Jaw, SK S6H 7K7 or to a charity of one’s choice.
In the spirit that Bill would quietly dedicate a sip of dark rum to memories of those who passed before him, feel free to do the same in his honour!
Arrangements are entrusted to Moose Jaw Funeral Home, 268 Mulberry Lane. Gary McDowell, Funeral Director 306-693-4550 www.moosejawfuneralhome.com