Norel Quist, age 84, of Camp Douglas WI, died on Wednesday July 22, 2020 at the Tomah Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Norel was born on May 2, 1936 to Arthur C. and Lucele H. (Stoiber) Quist in the town of Clifton WI. Norel graduated from Tomah High School in 1954. Norel has lived in the town of Clifton all his life. Norel served in the Wisconsin National Guard for 8 years and active duty for 9 months during the Berlin Crisis.
Norel was united in marriage to Marleen J. Clements on July 4, 1959 at St. James Catholic Church in Camp Douglas WI.
Norel is survived by his wife Marleen of Camp Douglas, a son Gary of Camp Douglas, 3 daughters; Noreen (Tom) Calhoun of Kendall, Lynne (John) Reames of Choctaw OK, Kay Slama of Camp Douglas, a son Bruce of Camp Douglas, a sister Audrey Abbs, and a sister-in-law Margie Quist, and by grandchildren; Jeff (Mariah) Quist of Necedah, Gregg (Kristi) Quist of Camp Douglas, Brittanie Calhoun of Wis. Rapids WI, Travis (Jami) Calhoun of Kendall, Jennifer (Sam) Smith of Edmond OK, Roger Lindley of Warr Acres OK, Kirk (Pa) Slama of Hustler, Keith Slama of Camp Douglas, and great grandchildren; Garret Calhoun of Kendall, Turner Calhoun of Kendall, Zachary Quist of Camp Douglas, Allison Quist of Wisconsin Rapids, Ethan Quist of Necedah, Lilly Rakowski of Wisconsin Rapids, Shelby Robinson of Wisconsin Rapids, Miley Robinson of Wisconsin Rapids, Lilliana Smith of Edmond OK, Sam Smith of Edmond OK, Ezera Lindley of Warr Acres OK, Julien Lindley of Warr Acres Ok, Zeke Slama of Hustler. He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 sisters Maxine Franz and Donna Kreger by 3 brothers; Sheldon, Korwin and Franklin Quist, 3 brothers-in-law; Howard Franz, Bill Kreger and Dick Abbs, a nephew Gregg Franz, a niece Karla Kreger.
Funeral services and inurnment at St. Michael’s Catholic Church and Cemetery will be announced at a later date. The Hare Funeral Home in New Lisbon is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences are available at www.harefuneralhome.com
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