John J. Quinn Jr., 85

Retired from IBM

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John J. Quinn, Jr., 85 of Brookfield, died Aug. 21, 2020.

Mr. Quinn was born June 20, 1935 in Lakewood, Ohio, and graduated from University of Notre Dame. He retired from IBM after over 30 years. His passions were his family, poetry, writing and Notre Dame football. He loved and was loved by all who knew him.

He was the husband of Marilyn Quinn (nee Gordon); the father of Betsy Quinn and Julie (Jerry) Dieter; the brother of Mary Claire Shreffler, Hugh Quinn, Ellen (Chris) Mykrantz, James (Patt) Quinn and Kathy Quinn; the brother-in-law of Patricia Kildare; and the uncle of many nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life and memorial Mass will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations are appreciated to University of Notre Dame Student Financial Aid at

For those who would like to express condolences online, visit If you wish to send a sympathy card to the family, send it to Hitzeman Funeral Home, 9445 31st St., Brookfield, 60513, c/o the John Quinn Jr. family. We will gladly forward it on to the family.

Hitzeman Funeral Home, Brookfield, handled arrangements.

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