The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

February 12, 2013

Quillin, 96

Enid News & Eagle

— Cleo Quillin will celebrate his 96th birthday with family.

Cleo was born Feb. 17, 1917, near Hunnewell, Kan., the son of Joseph and Inez Quillin.

He attended a country school in Grant County and graduated from Blackwell High School in 1935.

He was branch manager for Clyde Co-op, then worked as a fieldman and also served as mayor of Lamont for 10 years.

He married Barbara E. Haizer Feb. 17, 1941, at North Star Church in Grant County. They have been married for 72 years.

Their children are David Quillin and wife Joan, Blackwell, and the late Duane Quillin. He has three grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.