Mildred Mary (Quimby) King passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 24, 2023, at her home at age 99. Mildred was born on August 6, 1924, in Spring Valley, Illinois to Howard James Quimby and Anna Mary Tiemann. She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Richard Lyle King, sons-in-law, Gladdin Grover, Harold Palmquist, grandsons Ritchie King and Fred Palmquist.
She is survived by her children, Mary Ann Palmquist, Richard “Rick” (Stacy) King, Ron King, and Deborah Grover; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.
A visitation will be held at the Cross Life Community Church, 5555 Mt. Vernon Road SE, Cedar Rapids, on Friday, September 29, 2023, from 10 AM until service time at 11 AM with Pastor Eric Bennett officiating. Private interment will be held at the Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery-Garden of the Cross.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her name to the Hospice of Mercy.
The family wishes to extend their heartfelt thank you to Hospice of Mercy for their tender care and kindness.