Margaret Quick, 86, passed away surrounded by family early Saturday morning April 6, 2019, at Lakeland Rehabilitation & Health Care Center in Effingham, Illinois. A small graveside service in Springfield, Missouri will be planned in May.
Margaret was born July 11, 1932, to Robert and Ellen (Farrell) Baxter in Warrington, England. She was the youngest of three children. Margaret met her husband of 61 years, Tekamah native Malcolm Quick, at Burtonwood Royal Air Force Base in England while they worked together at the base during the Korean War. Margaret moved to the United States upon on the completion of Malcolm’s assignment at Burtonwood. Margaret was a devoted and loving mother to two children. Over the years she lived in Louisiana, Nebraska, Missouri and Illinois. She occupied her time crafting, gardening, cooking, baking, reading and caring for her rescue pets.
She is preceded in death by her husband, parents, both siblings, and many pets. She is survived by her children Vincent (Carolyn) Quick of Aurora, Colo., and Nondas (Paul Gutman) Hamlin of Effingham, Ill., five grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren.
Bauer Funeral Home of Effingham, Ill., is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.bauerfh.com.