Mervin “Sonny” Eugene McQuillen

November 7, 1937 to October 21, 2020

Mervin “Sonny” Eugene McQuillen, 82, of Sioux City, IA passed away October 21, 2020 and was surrounded by his beloved wife of 62 years and his family.

The family will greet friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, October 24, 2020 at Meyer Brothers Morningside Chapel.  A private family graveside service will be held on Monday at Memorial Park Cemetery.  The family encourages all attendees to wear a mask at the funeral home.

Sonny met JoAnn “Jo”, the love of his life, and they were married on September 13, 1958 and together they raised 4 boys in the Morningside Area.

Sonny was a lifelong resident of Sioux City and was employed as a Sioux City police officer for over 20 years.  After he retired, he began selling cars for Team Ford where he worked for 18 years.

He served with the United States Army, Shriners, and Moose Lodge and was a past president of the Sioux City Dance Club.  Sonny and Jo enjoyed camping and fishing and sitting on their deck visiting with neighbors.

Sonny was known for his quick wit and was a great husband, father, grandpa, and great grandpa.

He was preceded in death by his parents and 2 grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife Jo; four sons: Terry (Barb) Gray, Bob (Lori) McQuillen, Doug McQuillen and Pat (Lori) McQuillen; 16 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

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