Miriam L. McQuern

February 21, 2015

Miriam L. McQuern 85, longtime Clinton County resident, died at 6 p.m. February 21, 2015 at Wesley Manor Retirement Community.
Miriam was born October 4, 1929 in Clinton County to Virgil A. and Blanche (Cunningham) Pendry
She married William L. McQuern on May 11, 1947 in Colfax, IN and he survives.

Miriam was a 1947 graduate of Colfax High School and was a homemaker and farm wife most of her life. She and Bill moved to Florida in 1984 where she worked for the Kmart Deli in Bonita Springs. They moved back to Frankfort in 2007 to spend time with her family. She was a member of the Colfax Christian Church and the American Legion Auxiliary. Miriam enjoyed cooking, sewing, gardening, traveling in their motor home, and most of all spending time with her family.




Visitation and Services

Friends may visit from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday February 25, 2015 at Goodwin Funeral Home in Frankfort. No public services are planned. Burial at a later date will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to the Great Lakes Hospice.

Survived by:

Surviving along with her husband: Daughter: Carol Jo (Husband-Gordy) Barnett of Frankfort Sons: Terry R. (Wife-Linda) McQuern of Rural Frankfort James A. (Wife-Teresa) McQuern of Justin, TX 8 Grandchildren and 9 Great Grandchildren

Preceded by:

She was preceded in death by her parents, a granddaughter: Jamie Leigh McQuern, and a brother: Max S Pendry.


Leave your Condolences

11 Condolences for “Miriam L. McQuern”

  1. Mike & Patty Deford February 22, 2015 at 9:53 pm

    My heart goes out to Bill, Carol Jo, Jim, Terry, and the rest of her family that she was very proud of.
    She was a very easy person to love.
    Her and Bill had the fairy tale relationship – the happy ever after.
    She will be truly miss.

  2. Sharon Finney February 23, 2015 at 11:35 am

    May you find strength, peace, and comfort in your memories. Miriam was a sweet woman. With Sympathy Sharon and Terry Finney

  3. Norma-Tom Stowers February 23, 2015 at 6:33 pm

    Bill so sorry for the loss of your wife Tom and my prayers are with your family at this time.

  4. Polly Bailey Smith February 24, 2015 at 9:32 am

    Bill and family,
    I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Prayers and thoughts are with you and great memories of us “on the farm!”

  5. Michael Davis February 24, 2015 at 11:08 am

    Sorry to hear of your moms passing. I lost mine in September and I know just how you feel.

  6. Jerry & Anita Bradley February 24, 2015 at 5:55 pm

    Bill & family,
    We are so sorry for your loss and will be thinking of you.

  7. Connie Stevens King February 24, 2015 at 8:56 pm

    My prayers are with the McQuern Family. My God be with your family in this time of need.

  8. Ferrel and Baker Family February 24, 2015 at 9:36 pm

    Carol Jo and family,

    We are sorry to hear of your mothers passing. Praying that God surrounds your family during this difficult time with his comfort and love.

    We are so sorry!

  9. Linda (GUFFY) Crick February 25, 2015 at 10:59 am

    Dear Terry, Carol, James and all of your family`s.
    So sorry for loss and thinking of you often. I remember your parents as a child as I do all of you. Have lived in Tipp. county for fifteen years have missed out on a lot through the years, but I still think of all of you. My best wishes to you all. Love Linda

  10. Michael I. Snyder February 25, 2015 at 10:59 am

    We are very sorry to hear the news about the passing of Miriam. What a sweet lady whom we will miss. Tami & I have you in our thoughts & prayers.

  11. Gayle Cowdin February 26, 2015 at 10:34 pm

    So heart breaking to hear of Miriam’s passing and for your loss. What a wonderful mother and grandmother she was. Such a kind and gentle person. She will be missed by all. God Bless you all,

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