Name:  Elmer Quiring

Gender:            Male

Age at Death:            84

Residence:            Dallas, Oregon, USA

Date of Birth:            23 May 1927

Birth Place:            Bessie, Oklahoma, USA

Date of Death:            7 Jul 2011

Source Location:            Albany, Oregon, USA

Spouse:            Irene Unger

Children:            Vicki (Mike) Davis of Mabton, WA

Parents:            Peter J.

[Helena Dalke Quiring]

Brothers and Sisters: Gus (Jane) of Rickreall, John; Lorena (George) Thompson, Nezperce, Idaho, Wanda (AL) Graham of Monmouth, Frieda (Bob) Trussell of Salem, and Martha (Harvey) Wall of Dallas

Full Obituary:            Obituary for Elmer QuiringELMER D. QUIRING, 82, a resident of Dallas, Oregon died of cancer on Tuesday, July 7th. Elmer was born on May 23, 1927 in Bessie, Oklahoma the son of Peter J. and Helena Dalke Quiring. In 1928 the family moved to Madrid, Nebraska. They settled in Dallas, Oregon in 1943. Elmer married Irene Unger on November 23, 1951 in Grace Mennonite Church in Dallas. Elmer worked for Gerlinger & Towmotor and later Caterpillar in Dallas as a machinist and inspector and retired after working for 38 years. He was a longtime active member of Grace Community Church. He enjoyed reading and studying the Bible. Elmer enjoyed family gatherings and spending time with his family, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Elmer was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and two sisters. He is survived by his wife Irene of Dallas, brothers Gus (Jane) of Rickreall, John of Dallas, sisters, Lorena (George) Thompson, Nezperce, Idaho, Wanda (Al) Graham of Monmouth, Frieda (Bob) Trussell of Salem, and Martha (Harvey) Wall of Dallas, sons, Duane (Bobbi) of Dallas, Rodney of Salem, daughter, Vicki (Mike) Davis of Mabton, WA, grandchildren Kalli (Moses) Ibarra of Grandview, WA, Jon (Miriam) Davis of Hayward, CA, Matthew (Leah) Davis of Puyallup, WA, Amy Quiring of Keizer, OR, Niclole Ogle (Brian) Sherwood, OR and April Quiring of Dallas; great grandchildren Izaiah, Sierra, Kimberly and Jon Brian. Memorial Services will be on Saturday, July 11th at 1:00 p.m. in Grace Community Church in Dallas. Private Interment will be in Salt Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be on Friday from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. in Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center. Memorial contributions may be made to Extreme Response for the ministry of Amy Quiring or Odyssey Hospice in care of Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center 287 S.W. Washington St, Dallas Oregon 97338. To leave and online condolence for the family go to