Dells Rapids, SD
November 1, 2023
Quintin Paul Nemmers, 98, Dell Rapids died Wednesday, November 1, 2023 at Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls surrounded by his family.
Mass of Christian Burial was at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, November 8, 2023 at the St. Mary Catholic Church, Dells Rapids with Fr. Shane Stevens celebrating. Burial with military honors followed at the St. Mary Cemetery, Dells Rapids. Visitation was Tuesday, November 7, 2023 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Rosary at the Minnehaha Funeral Home, Dell Rapids.
Quintin was born March 20, 1925 to parents Joseph and Magdelena (Roeder) Nemmers in Dell Rapids. He was eleven of thirteen children. He attended St. Mary School in Dell Rapids. After graduation, he served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War era. He was stationed in Alaska as an engineer in the 31st division. He returned to the family farm where he remained up to his death.
Quintin was united in marriage to Florence Scully on May 15, 1957 in Iona, MN. In their forty seven plus years together, they raised nine children on their farm outside of Dell Rapids. He was a member of the Dell Rapids American Legion, served on the township board and was a lifelong member of St. Mary Catholic Parish and was a strong supporter of St. Mary Catholic School.
Proud to have shared his life with his Florence are his children, Steven (Joanne), Joseph (Pamela), James (Kristen), Robert (Barbara), Mary (Robert Taddei), David (Jamie), Ann (Paul Wilson), Joyce (Gene Wolters), Alice (Jim DeHaai); grandchildren, Jennifer (JT Harbourt), Michelle (Brian Costaldo), Rebecca (Anthony Beck), Roman, Noah, Morgan, Thomas, Olivia, Virginia, Nicole (Calvin Olsen), Mark (Sarah), Megan, Nicholas Taddei, Benjamin Taddei, Davis Katie, Noelle, Ethan, Christopher; great-grandchildren, Zachary, Julia, Sonny and Mason.
He was proceeded in death by his wife, Florence; daughter-in-law, Barbara Nemmers and grandson, Christopher Nemmers.
Services provided by Minnehaha Funeral Home.
Quintin Paul Nemmers