Dr. Laurel M. Quinn, 44 years old from Winona, passed away on Wednesday July 14, 2021 at Winona Health.
Laurel Marie was born on October 10, 1976 in Saint Cloud, Minnesota, to James and Judith (Buehler) Vos. She graduated from St. Cloud Technical High School and received her undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.
She married Jason S. Quinn and they celebrated 18 years of marriage. They moved to Winona in 2006, and she has been with Winona Health for 15 years. Together they have six children.
Laurel’s greatest joy was spending time with her family and loved ones. She was a phenomenal wife, mother, friend and community member. She loved to watch and encourage her children in their many activities.
Laurel entered the field of ophthalmology because of her passion to help people. She was grateful to be a competent physician and able to adjust the vision of her patients and the way they see the world.
Laurel looked for opportunities to give back. She has volunteered for the Birthright organization for many years. She was an active member of the church and was guided by her faith.
She is survived by her husband Jason; six children: Grace, Faith, Hope, Reagan, Ireland and Lincoln; parents: James and Judith Vos; siblings: James Vos, Jr.; Kimberly Beer (Steve); Chris (Sandi) Vos; and David (Nicole) Vos; stepmom Lynn Quinn; sisters and brother-in-law: Kelli Quinn and Kevin (Becky) Quinn and; many nieces, nephews and other relatives.