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Quinn Alan Stephens

February 10, 2021

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.

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18 thoughts on “Quinn Alan Stephens

  1. I went to high-school with Quinn for a year before I graduated in 2017 from Newton High School.

    My sincere sympathy and condolences to the entire family. Quinn was a great kid and enjoyed talking with him. RIP Buddy

  2. Thinking of all of you during this difficult time. Love and prayers. Aunt Debbie and Barney

  3. Words are never enough for a loss so great, so earth shattering…but know that I am lifting you and your family in daily prayer. Praying that you feel the small comfort those prayers and all the love showered upon you may bring. Aching for your loss, Quinn was and will always be so very very special. I am so so sorry.

  4. We watched Quinn as neighbors get the mil and play in backyard to driving his first car. Such a smart young man. He was a joy to run to run back and forth on days to school. He will be miss.

  5. We’re so sorry to hear about your family’s loss. We’ll be praying for you during this difficult time.

  6. Intelligent, caring, considerate, bright, funny, very promising, very sensitive – wish you had known those qualities were you and enough, and just how important and rare they are. You will be missed greatly buddy

  7. My Thoughts and Prayers are with the Entire Family and I will hold you all up and ask for Gods healing Strength in the days ahead

  8. I’ll be praying for his family. I’m so sorry to hear of the loss of Quinn. He is at peace and with God now. I know this is going to be the hardest for his parents. Know that there is others like you going through the same thing. So reach out and joints grief groups. It does help with losing a child. Praying for all of you.

  9. Quinn and I went to school together. We usually talked at lunch. We had a few shared interests and I loved talking to him. We haven’t talked in awhile but I’ll miss him.

  10. There are no words to express our deepest sympathy at your family’s loss. May God grant you peace in your sorrow and hold Quinn forever in His warm embrace.

  11. Chipper, Pam, Marcus, Stevie, & Jeffrey
    I’m so sorry for this loss. You’re all in my deepest thoughts and warmest prayers. I love you all. Dont heistate if you need anything.

  12. We are saddened to learn about Quinn.I remember him as being so polite as he crossed daily to SouthBreeze school,watching him mature into a wonderful young man.Prayers for family and friends and his neighbors.

  13. Brad and James, you and your families are part of our work family. We are so sorry to hear of your loss and our prayers for all of you have been and are on our hearts and minds. We want to be available to you for anything. May God bring comfort to you all during this time of great sorrow.

  14. I am so sorry for your loss Pam and Hailey. He was a very special person and so intelligent. I remember him as a baby and watched him grow up. He was out little Qurtle. Fly high dear one. May God grant peace that passed all understanding to all the family and friends. We love you guys.

  15. I went to school with him since South breeze and he graduated in my class. He was always so nice to everyone around him. Prayers for the family ❤️

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