Carolyn Quick

IRON MOUNTAIN – Carolyn Y. Quick, 83, of Iron Mountain, passed away, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, at Freeman’s Nursing Home in Kingsford.

She was born July 2, 1930, in Eveleth, Minn., daughter of the late Wilfred and Esther (Anderson) Johnston. Carolyn married George Quick on Aug. 23, 1975, in Iron Mountain; he preceded her in death July 3, 2010.

Carolyn and George lived in Green Bay, Wis., for a short time before moving back to Iron Mountain in 1976. She enjoyed knitting, needlepoint, cooking, and especially spending time with her family and friends during their gatherings.

Carolyn is survived by one sister, Elizabeth “Bunny” Burleigh of Virginia, Minn.; one sister-in-law, Joyce Quick of Milwaukee; two nieces, Sue Richtig of Kingsford and Jean Rea of Iron Mountain; one nephew, Terry (Julie) Quick of Quinnesec; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, numerous other nieces and nephews and a very special friend, Karen Peronto, Kingsford.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one sister, Bernice; and her brother-in-law, Peter Quick.

In accordance with Carolyn’s wishes, private family services were held.

Burial will be in Cemetery Park in Iron Mountain.

You may light a candle in remembrance of Carolyn or leave a condolence for her family online at

The family has chosen the Jacobs Funeral Home, Iron Mountain to honor Carolyn’s legacy of life.