Quentin Beemer, 92, of Creston died Sunday, March 18, 2012, at Crest Haven Care Centre, Creston, Iowa. Funeral Services will be 10:30 A.M., Thursday, March 22, 2012, at Pearson Family Funeral Service, 809 W. Montgomery St., Creston. Jeff Thayer, Tim Vaughan, and Mindy Yule will officiate. Interment will be at Washington Cemetery in Gravity, Iowa. Open Visitation is from 9:00 A.M. until the time of service on Thursday morning. Family will receive friends from 9:00 A.M. until 10:00 A.M. Thursday morning. Memorial contributions may be directed to the family in Quentin’s name to be decided at a later date. On-line condolences may be left at www.pearsonfuneralhomes.com.
Quentin Beemer, the son of Judson Beemer and Ferne Nellie (Coy) Beemer, was born October 11, 1919 in Gravity, Iowa. Quentin grew up in the Gravity area attending school, and graduated with the Class of 1938 from the Gravity High School. Quentin was united in marriage to Lorene Wilson on October 15, 1939, in Maryville, Missouri. To this loving union two sons and one daughter were born, Gary, Linda and Jerry.
Quentin heard the Gospel of God’s truth to mankind in 1956, this acceptance of truth as it is in Jesus, started a relationship with God that became the most important thing in his life.
Left to cherish his memory are his three children: Gary Beemer and wife Judy of Creston; Linda Von Heeder and husband John of Texline, Texas; Jerry Beemer and wife Lydia of Queencreek, Arizona; a brother-in-law, Richard Wilson and wife Pauline of Bedford; and a sister-in-law, Rosie Pfander and husband Donald of Corning; eleven grandchildren; twenty-seven great-grandchildren; one great-great granddaughter; along with several nieces, nephews and many friends.
Preceding Quentin in death are his wife, Lorene, and his parents, Judson and Ferne Beemer.