Quinn Alan Stephens, 19, died on February 10, 2021, in Newton, Kansas.
Quinn was born on October 1, 2001, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to David “Chipper” Stephens and Pamela Herzet. Quinn attended Newton schools and graduated from Newton High School in 2020. Quinn was attending Wichita State University pursuing a degree in mechanical engineering. Quinn was employed part time at South Dillons in Newton.
Survivors include his mother, Pam Herzet, step father, Chris Hamm and sister, Hailey Hamm of the home. Father, David Stephens and brother, Tucker Brown of Oklahoma. Grandparents, Brad and Becky Vannocker, Bob and Marlene Herzet, all of Hillsboro, and Lisa (Billy) Stephens-Erwin, Des Moines, Iowa; step-grandparents, Kurt and Deanne Baker, Peabody, and Ronnie (and the lte Denise) Hamm, Newton. Great-grandfather, Orville Vannocker, Florence, Kansas. Aunts, Melissa (James) Parmley of Cedar Point, Angie (Cody) Chaffee of Clay Center, Jess (David) Vannocker of Hillsboro, Laila (Kevin) Hajji Down of Johnston, Iowa, Kayla McIntosh of Newton; uncle, Brett (Amanda) McIntosh, Nebraska. Cousins, Cody Parmley, Corin Parmley, Ava Vannocker, Aubrey Schlesener, Kynlee Chaffee, Avery Chaffee, Karley Chaffee, Koen Anderson-Amado, Audrie Down, Ella Down, Gentrie Down and life-long best friend, Kobi Mathies of Newton.
A visitation with social distancing will be on Sunday, February 14, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 pm and Monday, February 15, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Petersen Funeral Home, 215 North Main, Newton, Kansas. Due to COVID restrictions, the funeral service will be private by invitation only.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Petersen Funeral Home in Quinn’s name to defray funeral expenses.