Robert Quarry Sr.

Robert Quarry Sr.

Robert ‘Bob’ G. Quarry Sr. of Otsego, Michigan passed away Wednesday, July 27, 2011 in Kalamazoo. Bob was born October 22, 1928 in Allegan to Ralph and Pearl (Hendrickson) Quarry. He served his country during WW II in the Navy. Bob worked many places including, Dow Chemical, sanding floors for his step-dad, Rockwell International, the MacSimBar, Burrough’s Mfg., the Kalamazoo State Hospital and National Water Lift. He enjoyed coin collecting, hunting, fishing, golfing, and riding his motorcycle especially in poker runs and the Memorial Day Parade. Bob was a member of the VFW Post #3030, the American Legion and the Otsego Moose Lodge.

On October 9, 1948 he married Beryl Yankle who survives. Also surviving are his children, Maria (Frank) Scarsella of Delton, Roberta (Larry) Karenko of Las Vegas, NV, Steven (Barbara) Quarry of Otsego, David (Diane ) Quarry of Allegan, Terry (Jackie) Quarry of Ontario, OH, Sharon (Joseph) Case of Martin and Robert Jr. (Jo) Quarry of Otsego; 17 grandchildren; 29 great grandchildren; 3 great-great grandchildren; his half-siblings, Joyce (Ron) Mann, Gilbert Goucher and Aleta (Leroy) Enos; many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brothers Donald and Raymond Quarry and a grandson Justin.

Friends may meet with his family from 1-4 P.M. Sunday at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, where Military Honors will be presented at 4 P.M. A luncheon will follow at the Otsego V.F.W. Post #3030.

Contributions in memory of Bob may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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