THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Arnold B. Parkansky
Issue Date: November 21, 2013
Arnold B. Parkansky, 84, of Crivitz, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 13 at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester, Mn.
Born April 17, 1929 in Casper, Wyo., he married his wife Anne in Menominee on Aug. 6, 1948 and they were married for 64 years.
He enjoyed hunting, planting, tree farming, his tractor and spending hours on the wooded lands the couple cherished. He was an avid fisherman, known as The last of the great white fishermen, was a one of a kind man who was loved by all he met, had a wonderful sense of humor, was a teaser, story teller, and created laughter. He was proud of the talents and accomplishments of his children and grandchildren, had a close relationship with all six children and will be greatly missed by his wife.
Surviving are his wife, Anne; six children, Jean Howard, of Suamico, Steven (Janet) Parkansky, of Harshaw, Susan (Michael) Roherty, of Suamico, Karen (Martin) Kwitek, of Wausau, Debra Wieting, of Pound and Rebecca Marks of Coleman; 12 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Raymond Parkansky and a sister, Viola Carlson.
Friends called at the Rhodes-Charapata Funeral Home in Crivitz on Monday, Nov. 18 from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. Visitation continued on Tuesday, Nov. 19 from 9 a.m. until time of Funeral service at 11 a.m. at Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Crivitz.