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“Chris: I know your dad will be missed. I did not know him that well but if you were anything like him he was a great individual. You and your...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Charles Young

“To know Uncle Leo was to love him. He was an inspiration to all of us. I 'll miss our telephone calls and the opportunity to reminisce about the...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Jane Gibbs - Richmond, VA

“I remember my uncle leo when we used to shoot fireworks on july 4th. rest in peace. you had a long wonderful life. ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: louis quarti - st cloud, FL

“Very sorry for your loss, Uncle Leo was a great guy. My Mom talked about him all the time. My brother Quinton always kept in tough with him. I met...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Vicky Carlomagno (Brown) - Novato, CA

“Sorry to hear of Uncle Leo's passing. I remember a trip with my mom ( Mary) in the 60's and visiting his home in Higginsville. By the end of the...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Bob Brown - Novato, CA

“So sorry to learn of Uncle Leo's passing. I have fond memories of him and Aunt Lois while I was growing up, during our family visits to Higginsville...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Bill Quarti - North Little Rock, AR

“Leo I knew him when I worked for Opfer & Deke but also his kids were a friend of my older brother.He was always happy we joked around while I worked...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Dwayne Fahrmeier - Windsor, MO

“RIP Uncle Leo. Love you. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Judi Quarti (McGhee) - Family


Leo J. Quarti, 98 of Higginsville, Missouri died on Wednesday, February 7, 2018, at Centerpoint Medical Center in Independence, Missouri.

Born Wednesday, May 7, 1919 in Lexington, Missouri, the son of the late Luigi Quarti and the late Caterina Ghisalberti Quarti. He married Lois A. Hale Quarti September 13, 1943. She preceded him in death August 4, 2012.

He was a chief machinist's mate for the United States Navy, honorably discharged in 1947. He worked as a journeyman millwright for General Motors at the Leed's Assembly Plant for over 30 years retiring in 1981.

Surviving are two sons, Robert (Judy) Quarti of Higginsville, MO and Begi (Lucinda) Quarti of Bella Vista, AR; one daughter, Christine (Benton) Lewis of Wichita Falls, TX; ten grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Frank Quarti, Chesco Quarti and Louis Quarti; and three sisters, Elizabeth Amos, Esther Atwood, and Mary Brown.

Inurnment with military honors will be at 12:00 PM on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at the Missouri Veterans Chapel in the Missouri Veterans Cemetery, Higginsville, MO.

The family will receive friends from 10:30 AM to 11:45 AM on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, at the Hoefer Chapel. Memorial contributions may be sent to Missouri Veterans Cemetery.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.hoeferfuneralhome.com

Funeral Home
Hoefer Funeral Home Inc
1600 N Main St Higginsville, MO 64037
Tel. (660) 584-3400

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