Carlton Quee

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Funeral services for Carlton Quee, 95, of Spencer, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, at Faith Lutheran Church in Spencer. Rev. Lee Laaveg will officiate the service.

Visitation was Wednesday, Nov. 7, with the family present from 5-7 p.m. at Warner Funeral Home.

Burial will be conducted at North Lawn Memorial Park in Spencer.

Military services will be conducted by American Legion Glen Pedersen Post No. 1 of Spencer following the graveside services.

Carlton Oliver Quee, the son of Selmer and Mary (Zishka) Quee, was born Aug. 6, 1923, in Fostoria, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Fostoria, Iowa, where he received his education, later graduating from Okoboji High School.

After his schooling, he entered the military in 1949 and served with the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict until his honorable discharge in November 1951. Carlton married Maxine Tolley on May 18, 1949, in Fort Eustis, Virginia. After his military discharge, Carlton and Maxine moved back to Spencer, Iowa, where he worked for Evert Roskens Construction for 34 years and later P & H Fixtures as a cabinet maker for eight years until his retirement in October 1985. He was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Spencer. Carlton enjoyed his retirement woodworking and was a member of the National Woodcarvers Association. He was also a member of the American Legion in Spencer.

Carlton passed away at the Spencer Hospital on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Maxine in 2007; and a sister, Mary Quee.

Left to cherish his memory are his daughter, Connie Quee and her husband, Tom Johnson of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; a brother, Elmer Quee of Clarinda, Iowa; other relatives and friends.

Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.