Obit: Parrett, Keith M. (1893 - 1975)

Contact: Ken Wood


----Sources: MARSHFIELD NEWS HERALD (Marshfield, Wood Co., Wis.) 08/09/1975; P 9

Parrett, Keith M. (30 DEC 1893 - 8 AUG 1975)

NEILLSVILLE, Clark Co., Wis. - Services for Keith (Tim) M. Parrett, 81, Route 2, Granton, Clark Co., will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Georgas-Gesche Funeral Home. Mr. Parrett died Friday at Neillsville Memorial Hospital.

The Rev. Gary L. Clark, pastor of the United Church of Christ, will officiate. Burial will be in the Neillsville Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 2-9 p.m. Sunday and until time of services on Monday.

Mr. Parrett was born Dec. 30, 1893, in the town of York, Clark Co., and was educated in Clark Co. He entered the Armed Forces on March 26, 1917, and was discharged April 4, 1918, after serving with Company A, 128th Infantry.

After his discharge from service, he worked for the Seif Implement Co., until moving to Florida where he did electrical work until 1929. Returning to Wisconsin, he worked as an electrician at several locations. In 1943, he moved to Chicago, where he was employed at Downey Veteran’s Administration Hospital until his retirement in 1961.

He lived at Mercer for several years, moving to Granton in 1969.

He married the former Lois Hogan on May 2, 1926, at DeLand, Fla. She survives.

Other survivors include two sisters, Mrs. Carl (Nina) Thomas, and Miss Gladys Parrett, both of Neillsville; two brothers, Clifford, Wis. Rapids and John, Freeport, Ill.; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

A son, Eugene, and a brother, preceded him in death.



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