STOUGHTON-Eric J. Quam, age 81, of Stoughton, passed away on Thursday, May 9, 2019. He was born on May 11, 1937, in Greenfield, the son of Deloros and Elizabeth (Stoehr) Quam.
Eric graduated from Edgerton High School in 1955 and married Gwen Farrell on Nov. 23, 1957, in Evansville. He served in the Army. Eric worked and retired from Uniroyal in Stoughton enjoyed being a Shade Tree mechanic. He was a member of the Stoughton Conservation Club and supervisor for the Town of Dunkirk for 26 years. Eric also loved working with computers, fishing and hunting.
He liked to socialize and took pride in taking care of his property. Eric is survived by his son, James (JoAnn); granddaughter, Kaila Quam (Levi); great-granddaughter, Brooklyn Stenjem; brother, Sid (Deloros); and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Gwen; son, Mark; parents; and brother, John.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Ann Catholic Parish, 323 N. Van Buren St., Stoughton, at 11 a.m., on Thursday, May 16, 2019. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery in Edgerton. Lunch will be served at the church after burial.
Visitation will be held at the church from 9 a.m. until the time of the service on Thursday. Online condolences may be made at www.gundersonfh.com.